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56. Learn About Burn Plants
Burn plants are found in many homes through out the country used as decorative pieces that will also promote healing for minor burns to the skin. The burn plant also is known by other names such as Aloeaceae, or simpler yet, the Aloe plant. While the uses of the burn plant is known through out many households, there are a variety of tips and ideas here that you can use to expand your population of burn plants and to help you grow burn plants in your home and in your greenhouse.
The Burn plant, or the aloe plant, will like for its soil to dry out between watering and you donít have to keep the humidity levels high for the burn plant although they can tolerate humidity for a short time (a few days) so you donít have to worry about the burn plants in the hot humid summer months.
Make sure the soil is dry to your touch between watering times because over watering the Burn plant, or the aloe plant, will cause the spikes or Ďleavesí to get droopy and limpy. If you find that your plant has been over watered and is a little droopy you can just wait a little longer for your next watering so the plant has some time to dry out.
You will need to keep your greenhouse above forty-five degrees in order for your burn plant to continue growing. The burn plant will grow a little slower in the colder temperatures and keeping the temperature about fifty five degrees you will find that your burn plant will grow best.
While many households only have smaller burn plants on display and used in their homes Burn plants, or aloe plants, depending on the variety that you are growing can reach from a small two inches high to two feet high! There are several types of aloe plants such as the Tiger aloe which grows in smaller pieces of the medicine filled leaves, the Burn plant which has pointed type leaves are found most often in home, and then there is the types of aloe plants which can produce flowers at certain times of the year.
Your burn plant, or your aloe plant, will only require sunlight for a few hours a day so keeping it on a window sill that is not sunny all day long, or on a shelf in the greenhouse that is shaded partially during the day will be best for it.
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