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How to Grow and Harvest Aloe Vera Plants

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

Aloe vera is a low-maintenance succulent that grows well as an indoor houseplant. The plant’s long, fleshy, blue-green leaves are not only stunning, they also contain soothing properties. The gel from aloe vera leaves is a popular remedy for sunburns and cold sores, so keeping indoor aloe vera plants is like growing a part of your own DIY first-aid kit.