Learn how to care for the Haworthia!
The Haworthia is a miniature succulent native to South Africa, and is one of the easiest houseplants to care for. It is characterized by its architectural structure, typically solitary columns which form in layers, though this can differ widely between varieties and even within the same species. A common Haworthia is characterized by its rosette-shaped, tightly packed leafy clusters. Some are firm, tough, and dark green, whereas other species are softer and even translucent. Those of the firm, dark green variety are typically dotted with white spots and can turn a rich hue of purple-red when exposed to full sun.
Bright light. Tolerates medium light.
Water every one to two weeks, depending on season. Spring to summer, allow mix to dry out almost completely before watering thoroughly. Fall to winter, the Haworthia can go up to a month between drenching.
Don’t sweat it. Average home humidity is fine; can tolerate dry air.
Average home temperature of 65°F-75°F. If you’re comfortable, the Haworthia is comfortable.
Teeny tiny, less than 2” in height or width.
As with all succulents, overwatering will lead to rot.
Not known to be toxic. Best practice is always to keep houseplants out of reach of small children and pets.
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