I find this information pretty exhaustive in regards to
Aloes Barbadensis. Hopefully this helps.
On Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:42:00 +0200, André de Jager
<dejager.al from telkomsa.net> wrote:
>A friend of mine have a problem with his Aloes. Thy look like thy are
>rotting from the crown. We have had a lot of rain the past weeks, but
>the soil is very sandy. it is also very cold. He lives in Durbanville
>Western Cape SA.
>Could you give advice please.
>>Thanking you in advance