Aloe Vera Plants
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aloe vera

Zone 39859 | mary jane added on November 29, 2015 | Answered

My plant was doing well but suddenly took a turn for the worse. Leaves almost look like chunks are in them.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on December 1, 2015

This is likely Brown Scale.
As the insects grow they become fatter and may appear to be bumps in the leaves.
You can use a Q tip dipped in rubbing alcohol and wipe each insect away.
Spraying the plant with a insecticidal soap will also be effective.
Here are some links to help you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/aloe-vera/aloe-vera-plant-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/control-plant-scale.htm

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