An unhappy aloe

Hi Spriggers!

My aloe looks unhappy… Any idea why?

It’s kind of blotchy and the tips are dying. I thought I was watering it too much, but I’ve stopped that and it still looks bleak.

Help please!


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9 Responses to An unhappy aloe

  1. mol-d March 23, 2010 at 10:50 am #

    looks sad 🙁 are there drainage holes in the bottom of its container?

  2. emme March 23, 2010 at 12:41 pm #

    maybe more sun?

  3. Smile March 23, 2010 at 3:34 pm #

    have you tried talking to it?

  4. Elephant's Eye March 23, 2010 at 10:17 pm #

    More air movement? Fresh soil and a bigger pot?

  5. smellen March 24, 2010 at 8:30 am #

    I agree with Elephant’s Eye, it almost looks pot bound.

  6. Bridget March 25, 2010 at 5:20 pm #

    Huh, I hadn’t thought of that.
    It just spent 6 months with a friend, who put it in full sunlight (hence the orange colour).
    I put it in full sun when I got it back, but then it looked like this so I’ve moved it to partial sun.
    Maybe it just needs more space…

  7. Smile March 25, 2010 at 10:06 pm #

    orange means too much sun = sunburnt

  8. mol-d March 25, 2010 at 11:23 pm #

    i would say more space is a good idea. buy a big pot..

  9. mol-d October 21, 2010 at 9:13 am #

    whatever happened to this aloe? did it survive?

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