Aloe Vera Plants
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caring for an aloe cutting

Zone west park ny | Anonymous added on May 12, 2016 | Answered

Was given an aloe plant from original plant. Was doing fine but now wilting. How do I help it?

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on May 14, 2016

    Aloe vera cuttings, with their high moisture content, rarely become viable plants. As you discovered, it usually leads to a rotten or shriveled leaf. I would see if you could get an aloe pup from your friend's plant instead. You can read more about propagating from aloe pups in the following article:

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/aloe-vera/aloe-plant-propagation.htm

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