It is an easy plant to care for and is well known for its healing and air purification properties. Light: Bright, indirect sun light. Water: Does best in dry conditions. After watering, allow to dry out to at least 5cm deep before watering again. Less water is required in winter. Aloe vera will not tolerate excess water or standing in water so ensure the water can drain freely and do not over-water, as this will lead to rotting stems. Temperature: Average household temperatures are fine with a minimum of 10°C.