How to grow Haworthia retusa

Haworthia retusa growing succulent of the genus Haworthia, Haworthia retusa perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, tropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10+..

Haworthia retusa leaves

Leaves color green, can be variegate with white, on the leaf there are white strips like vein, leaves little transparent, leaf shape triangle with pointed top the leaves grow in rosette growth.

Flower color white with brown stripes, 6 petals flowers grow on stems.

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How to grow Haworthia retusa growing and care:

Frost free (better more than 3C), well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seeds / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, snails

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
5-10 cm, 2-4 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
White flowers with brown stripes, 6 petals flowers grow on stems

Scientific name:

Haworthia retusa

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