Haworthia

Haworthia
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.

General Care

 

Sunlight

Bright light. Tolerates medium light.

Water

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.

Humidity

Don’t sweat it. Average home humidity is fine; can tolerate dry air.

Temperature

Average home temperature of 65°F-75°F. If you’re comfortable, the Haworthia is comfortable.

Size

Teeny tiny, less than 2” in height or width.

Common Problems

As with all succulents, overwatering will lead to rot.

Precautions

Not known to be toxic. Best practice is always to keep houseplants out of reach of small children and pets.

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