Ask a Question forum: Aloe vera cut branch rooted in water

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Andreena
Dec 27, 2016 8:58 PM CST
Hi,
I found preety big healthy branch of aloe plant(cut, without roots) on the street. Passed nearly a month since i put it in a glass of watter and I just saw that already has rooten, and has few small fat roots.

What should I do next? How much should I wait before putting it in pot?
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tarev
Dec 28, 2016 11:19 AM CST
You can plant it now, use well draining soil in a container with drainage holes, provide good light and warmth. Not too big a container though, you can repot later on as it grows bigger, let it thrive first. Have fun!
Name: Philip Becker
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Philipwonel
Dec 28, 2016 11:22 AM CST
The fat roots are called air roots. They are produced to seek out soil.
Just put it in some lighty damp soil and dont water it till soil dries out.
Get it out of the water. It will rot !
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Andreena
Dec 28, 2016 7:20 PM CST
Thank you very much!!! I'll put in pot right away. And will inform you about the progress :)

For other users I'm uploading an image from my aloe plant roots.
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