BUY ALOE VERA SEED
If you are looking to buy Aloe vera seed, you are in luck. The 'Garden of Eaden' seed shop now has Aloe vera seed in stock as part of its standard range. Just click on the links to be directed to the new and improved seed shop.
Most people will propagate Aloe vera plants by taking a cutting from a mature plant. However, Aloe vera can also be cultivated from seed. Obviously, the process of reaching a mature plant will take longer when you start an Aloe vera from seed, but you can produce an awful lot more plats in the process.
So, how do you grow Aloe vera plants from seed?
Gentle water the seed in, probably the best way to do this so as to disturb the seed as little as possible is to place the tray in a larger container and water from the bottom. Allow the water to rise through the compost naturally by capillary action. The surface grit will normally change colour once it is wet and this is a good indication that the compost is now properly watered.
Place a transparent cover on top of the tray - this can be a propagator lid, sheet of glass, clingfilm etc and move the tray to a warm location where temperatures will remain between 70 and 78 degrees Celsius.
Germination can start anywhere from one to four months. If the compost begins to dry off during this period you will need to remove the transparent cover and gently water once more.
As soon as the seedlings start to show, the cover will need to be removed immediately so as not to encourage fungal infections on the Aloe vera seedlings
Once the seedlings are large enough to handle they an be transplanted into 3-inch pots filled with a free draining potting soil. Allow to dry out between watering.
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Photo care of http://www.freeplant.net/indoor_plants.html and http://www.advancedalternativescenter.com/Aloe_Vera_Farms_s/244.htm and http://www.justgrowit.ca/?m=200811 and http://greenforks.com/2008/02/time-to-sow-the-sweet-peppers-and-chillies/