Scientific Name: 
Aloe spp.

Common Name: 


How is this plant unsafe?

How do you plant safely?


  • If ingested the plant can cause nausea, diarrhea and vomiting in pets.
  • Sap beneath the skin can be irritating to some people.
  • Use caution when working with this plant, especially if you have sensitive skin and consider wearing protective clothing, such as long sleeves, long pants, gloves, sturdy shoes and eye protection.
  • Note that the sap of the plant is often beneficial to some people and often used in herbal remedies.
  • Supervise pets and children when playing near this plant.
  • There are many species, cultivars and varieties of this plant available in the nursery trade, caution should be used with all types.