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    Coming into flower

    My favourite plant is putting on another show, this is despite the neglect I shower upon it.

    This wonder plant serves me well with cuts, burns, stomach upset, treatment of bladder infections and as a preventative of them.
    And along with those benefits it is cost effective too.
    I have tried using it as a gargle but that takes a higher level of courage and commitment.
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    What type of plant is it?

    ckf

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    Aloe (called a hot poker plant in the USA).

    (KLD)
    Last edited by SCI-Nurse; 05-18-2017 at 12:48 PM.

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    Wow, that is one healthy plant! So pretty.
    MS with cervical and thoracic cord lesions

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    Quote Originally Posted by SCI-Nurse View Post
    What type of plant is it? ckf
    My apologies cfk, it wasn't meant as a quiz. That was a decent sized oversight of mine

    It is the Aloe Vera plant and this particular one works better than fine. Often I have thanked it for its health benefits.
    I have sent 'pups' to friends who have had a use for it and their experiences have all been positive.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bonnette View Post
    Wow, that is one healthy plant! So pretty.
    There are a number of separate plants there Bonnette.
    When I reduced the size of that garden there was an amount of soil in a heap. The wrenched/dug out plants were 'dumped' there and have thrived ever since.
    Yes, it is especially impressive when it comes into flower. The flower heads take a time before they reveal themselves in their full colour, and only for a relatively short time, maybe a week or more.
    It is worth the wait though.
    Last edited by slow_runner; 05-18-2017 at 12:41 PM.

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