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Dying aloe vera #395465
Apr 8th, 2017 at 12:34 PM
Apr 8th, 2017 at 12:34 PM
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HELP! I had my aloe vera plants inside during the winter. They were strong, green, and healthy. I took them outside last week and now they look like they are dying. The leaves are fading color and look weak. Some have brown spots on them. A few have curled leaves. We did get some cooler weather but not freezing. It has rained and pots they were in had drainage. They were in regular potting soil, I see now that's not good. Also getting afternoon sun while outside. I have them back inside and out of pots. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks

Re: Dying aloe vera [Re: Agmom13] #395466
Apr 8th, 2017 at 02:17 PM
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Welcome Agmom. It doesn't take freezing to shock plants with cold. It was more than likely a sudden move from the warmth indoors to outside. I grow aloe outside all year long in my SoCal garden. Sometimes through light frosts. It survives and thrives. I think yours will recover with new growth if given a chance.


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Re: Dying aloe vera [Re: Agmom13] #395647
May 2nd, 2017 at 10:53 AM
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Wondering if the aloe recovered because I can not grow it for some reason.


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