Is Aloe ‘Blizzard’ toxic?
No, Aloe ‘Blizzard’ has no parts that are toxic. The fleshy leaves of Aloe ‘Blizzard’ contain a thick jelly that tastes bitter and unpleasant, but this jelly is not toxic. Like other species of Aloe this jelly has a soothing effect on burns but Aloe ‘Blizzard’ is not the ideal species to grow make burn creams as the leaves are small and the plant is better used as an ornamental plant.
What’s the ideal temperature?
Aloe grow best in warm temperatures and are not tolerant of temperatures below freezing. Aloe ‘Blizzard’ grows well in all indoor temperature ranges and if grown outdoors it should be moved indoors in winter before the first frost. Aloe ‘Blizzard’ can be grown in the ground in places that do not experience frost and have dry climates.
What’s the ideal humidity level?
Aloe ‘Blizzard’ prefers low humidity and typical indoor humidity levels should be ideal for Aloe ‘Blizzard’ to grow. Aloe ‘Blizzard’ will tolerate the low humidity that homes have during winter without any issues. Be cautious of growing Aloe in spaces like bathrooms where the humidity from showers may have a negative affect on their growth.
Does it purify the air?
Aloe ‘Blizzard’, like many other succulent plants, has adaptations to survive in hot arid environments. This makes them less than ideal for using as an air purifying plant as they do not resporate during the daytime and only take in air at night. Wiping the leaves of Aloe ‘Blizzard’ with a damp cloth to remove dust will be helpful for both the plant and its ability to clean the air.