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8 Various Types of Aloe Plants & How to Grow It Yourself

The aloe plant is one of the most exciting and magical plants you can find on our planet. You probably already know how it looks and its different health benefits. But do you know there are many different types of this plant, and they all look more than magnificent? 

If you are interested to find out more about aloe vera and all the other fantastic types of aloe plants, be sure to keep reading this article. 

Types of Aloe Vera

Can you guess how many aloe varieties there are in the world? Believe it or not, more than 250 species of this gorgeous plant exist. However, only four are known for their health benefits and are grown for that purpose. Some aloe varieties can be found in the wild, while others are kept as a house plant and for the sole purpose of decorating and enriching your home. 

The most cultivated type is the Aloe Vera Barbadensis, which comes from North Africa. It is best known for its health and wellness benefits, and it has been used for centuries worldwide.

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When we talk about types of aloe plants, we can’t skip the almighty aloe vera and mention its health benefits. This plant is so particular because almost every other aloe varieties are toxic and can’t be used for many medicinal purposes. Still, you should know that it’s always best to buy from responsible and certified manufacturers of aloe vera products. You can use aloe vera gel to soothe your skin or supplements to solve a list of health problems. You can cultivate it for personal use and use the gel from the leaves. And in the end, you can always have it in your home because it can grow big and look fantastic. This plant loves sunny spots, and you can quickly grow it in the ground in your garden or in a pot on your balcony. It’s one of the most straightforward aloe varieties you can grow yourself.

  • Barbados Aloe 

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It didn’t originate in this part of the world, but today you can find aloe varieties even in Barbados. It’s one of the types of aloe plants with a unique look. The leaves are light green, turn purple and red during sunny and dry seasons, and have exciting green and yellow spikes. This is also one of the types of aloe vera that can be used for wellness purposes, and it has been used for centuries in many cosmetic products. It best thrives in sunny and dry climates. 

  • Cape and Cape Speckled Type

These two types of aloe vera plants are similar yet very different. The plant has blue and green leaves with attractive aloe vera blooms that you can see in the wintertime. The aloe vera bloom on this variety is bright red and orange, which looks beautiful. 

The speckled variety also has blue and green leaves, but they turn red and brown when the plant is stressed. The aloe vera flower on this one is why the type got its name as the flowers have spikes and lovely red and orange color. 

Both plants love well-drained soil and shouldn’t be overwatered as it can quickly kill them. So be sure to take care of it properly if you want it to flourish in your garden. 

  • Aloe Capitata Var. Quartziticola

One of the most stunning aloe varieties is the capitata, with beautiful greenish and greyish leaves that change their color to blue when there’s no sun or purple on a sunny day. This plant is known for its specific aloe vera flower that can grow up to 3 feet high. The flowers look gorgeous with their round yellow and orange heads. It loves sunny spots, and you shouldn’t keep it in the shade. 

  • Aloe Ciliaris

If you are looking for a satisfying addition to your garden, you should consider ciliaris. It looks marvelous with its bright red and orange aloe vera bloom. It’s known to grow surprisingly fast and likes climbing, so it can be great to plant it near your fence or combine it with other climbing plants. 

  • Coral Variety 

Can you imagine a plant that can grow up to 18 feet high and 18 feet wide? Well, you don’t have to imagine; you can look at the picture of the coral aloe and see how unbelievable it looks. And you can easily have this plant in your garden if you live in a place where it’s sunny. The coral type likes to be in the sun but can survive in a partial shade. The soil has to be well-drained, and you should never overwater it. If you take care of it, you’ll get a plant with big greyish and greenish leaves that turn pink when directly in the sun. The flowers are also attractive, and you can see them during the winter and early spring; they are orange, almost coral color, just as the name suggests. 

  • Golden Toothed Aloe 

This cute plant has bright green leaves that change to orange when exposed to the sun. Its name comes from the teeth along the plant’s sides. You can expect it to give you bright orange flowers in the spring. It will grow a maximum of 2 feet which is great if you are not looking for a big plant or don’t have a lot of space. You can use it for borders in your garden, and you should provide sandy and gravelly soil so it can thrive. And don’t forget to place it in a sunny spot. 

  • Red Aloe 

Another smaller aloe variety is the red one, which grows up to 2 feet high and 4 feet wide. It can be a fantastic addition to your garden if you can provide it with full sun and sandy and gravelly soil. You can even combine it with the previous plant we mentioned as they require the exact same care, and they look perfect together. Combine them with decorative rocks and have a cute garden staple.

Final Words

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Besides using aloe vera for decorative purposes and growing it in your garden or on your balcony, you can quickly implement this magnificent plant into your everyday lifestyle. 

Consider taking aloe vera supplements as they can be the best decision you can make in your life because they will help you with many health problems and build a stronger immune system. AMP Floracel supplements can quickly make you feel stronger and healthier and help you improve your quality of life. 

AMP Floracel is an outstanding aloe vera supplement certified 100% organic, natural, and gluten-free. And this product has something that others don’t have, the Aloe Mucilaginous Polysaccharide Molecule, which makes it better at helping you build strong immunity. 

Doctors, Patients, and Researchers worldwide are talking about the healing powers of the Aloe Mucilaginous Polysaccharide Molecule. The A.M.P. Molecule is the healing agent of the Aloe Vera plant. This is the main ingredient in A.M.P.Floracel’s powerful supplement.

Researchers have investigated these molecules for multiple healing properties such as Anti-Viral Properties, Increased Blood Circulation, Blood Sugar Balancing, Immune System Balancing and Restoration, Anti-Inflammation, Antioxidant Properties & Cell Regeneration. A.M.P. FLORACEL ® capsules are developed with the Richest Aloe Mucilaginous Polysaccharide profile available in the industry today!*

The AMP Floracel absorbs in your intestines and flows through your bloodstream to distribute the nutrients throughout your body. (Your bones, muscles, glands, tissues, and organs will begin to absorb the nutrients properly again). At the same time, your body is absorbing the nutrients; it’s helping the healthy flora to thrive again in your body. The healthy flora coats your digestive tract helping to coat the areas that are infected, hurt, inflamed, and bleeding. While it’s coating these areas, the nutrients are absorbing to help reduce the inflamed or infected areas and begins the relief process

Feel free to contact us with questions regarding this magnificent plant or our products. We love chatting with you and are here to answer all your questions and help you make better lifestyle changes. We are waiting to hear from you. 

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