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Help with Aloe Plants

Help with Aloe Plants
Posted by Jesse from NY on 2001-03-22 20:08:27

I recently took some baby aloe plants
away from another pot of aloes that I
have. They are all growing a lot of new
growth but it all turns purple after a
few days. What can I do? Please
respond to my e-mail adress with any
helpful hints Jhoff123@hotmail.com
Thanks a lot!
-Jesse
  • Aloe stress
    Posted by Nan from WI on 2001-03-30 12:41:12

    Quoting Jesse: ------------
    -I recently took some baby aloe plants
    -away from another pot of aloes that I
    -have. They are all growing a lot of new
    -growth but it all turns purple after a
    -few days. What can I do? Please
    -respond to my e-mail adress with any
    -helpful hints Jhoff123@hotmail.com
    -Thanks a lot!
    -Jesse
    Jesse: Just in case you've received no replies via email....aloes will respond with that color when subject to stress, usually from underwatering. Since these were 'babies'/offsets...perhaps the sun is too strong for them at this point? Haworthias resemble aloes to some...and they do not appreciate the strong sunlight as much as aloes do. They will respond with a purplish/brownish color when the sunlight is too intense.
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