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Haworthia attenuata - Plant

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As an ornamental plant, it is one of the most commonly planted species from Haworthia.

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Description for Haworthia attenuata

Haworthia attenuata is a stemless clustering perennial succulent and grow up to 15 cm tall. It is an evergreen succulent with short leaves arranged in rosettes up to 12 cm in diameter. The leaves have white tubercles, which occur on both upper and lower sides of its leaves. It is almost stemless.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Zebra haworthia White with green patches Not defined (November and December mostly) Up to 15 cm Easy to grow

Planting and care

Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season. You can feed them with a diluted liquid fertilizer in the April to September.

Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day. Coarse soil. Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

Caring for Haworthia attenuata

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
  • Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.



Typical uses of Haworthia attenuata

Special features: Survivals and growers of the summer. Drought tolerant and general hardiness.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens.


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