scientific name of the Aloe camperi plant is:
Aloe camperi Schweinf:
Or ( = Aloe ceu BGR .):
The original home(native) Aloe camperi
Eritrea – South Africa – North Kenya:
Botanical description of Aloe camperi plant:
Aloe camperi plant is one of the succulent plants. It has a stem about 50 cm long. It has succulent leaves, fleshy, lanceolate, curved downwards. There are beautiful markings on them, and their edges are white in color with straight, short, white and red teeth. The length of the leaf ranges from 50-60 cm and its width. About 4-8 cm.
The leaves are very convex from the bottom, bright green from the top, decorated with white or cream lines and markings.
Aloe Aero plant blooms during the month of March until the month of May, as it gives branched racemic inflorescences that reach a length of about 2 meters and bear beautiful red, yellow or orange flowers that are very attractive and pleasing to the
Aloe camperi Propagation
The aloe vera plant is propagated by planting the succession with a part of the rhizome, provided that it is planted in fertile, well-drained, porous soil.
The breeding takes place during the spring season, and the plant is carefully observed, as the plant is placed in a well-ventilated, protected greenhouse.
And when the root system spreads and new leaves appear, the plants are rotated in larger pots or planting bags, and so on, until they are planted in the permanent place.
Aloe camperi plant fertilizer
Aloe camperi cactus plant needs well-dissolved organic fertilization during the winter season during winter service in December and January
Aloe camperi plant is also fertilized with neutral mineral (chemical) fertilizer NPK 19-19-19 at a rate of 200 gm in two batches, the first batch during March and the second batch during August.
Aloe camperi plant sunlight requirements
Aloe camperi plant needs bright light, provided that it is grown in sunny places, and it does not tolerate a significant decrease in lighting.
Where it is known that the bright light is the importance of the light in which the plant uses the light energy that the plant derives from the light reaching the mechanism from the representation of carbon dioxide + water to build carbohydrates, from which the rest of the other food components are created.
Plants generally differ in their light needs. Some of them need direct light in large quantities, while others need bright light for longer periods.
While some other plants need diffused or dim light (shade plants), it was noticed that the intensity of the lighting leads to elongation of the internodes, yellowing and wilting of the leaves, and then they eventually fall off.
Also, the lack of lighting leads to the smallness of the internodes, so the plants dwarf, and this is also accompanied by yellowing and wilting of the leaves, then their death and fall, and it may also lead to the death of the plant in the end.
Therefore, care must be taken to know the light needs of each plant so that plants with strong growth can be obtained.
Aloe camperi In home gardens
Usually, Aloe camperi plant is grown in home gardens due to the beauty of its leaves, as well as the multi-colored flowers, which makes it one of the most beautiful ornamental plants that are grown in home gardens.
Aloe camperi plant is also grown in the entrances to the home gardens and in the middle of the flower beds. The aloe vera plant is also grown in pots that are placed on the home balconies that receive sunlight.
Aloe camperi plant uses:
1- Aloe camperi plant is grown in rocky gardens, as well as in home gardens, as decorative plants of outstanding beauty.
2- Aloe camperi plant is suitable for cultivation in pots placed on sunny balconies.
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