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mtrindell
May 16, 2020 5:37 PM CST
Hi! I have this plant that I've had for about a year now, I think it might be aloe but I'm honestly not sure. Today while I was trying to transfer it to a bigger pot, I accidentally snapped one of the leaves! I'm so sad. What should I do? The leaf is still attached, but definitely broken. Do I leave it? Cut it off? What will happen to the part of the leaf that's still attached to the plant if I cut the top part off? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!


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Baja_Costero
May 16, 2020 5:53 PM CST
Yes, it is an aloe. Leave the leaf or cut it off, as you prefer. I don't think the tip part will recover but the base should heal just fine and the plant will eventually grow out of this.

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mtrindell
May 16, 2020 7:39 PM CST
Baja_Costero said:Yes, it is an aloe. Leave the leaf or cut it off, as you prefer. I don't think the tip part will recover but the base should heal just fine and the plant will eventually grow out of this.

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Thank you so much!

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