Description for Haworthia minor, Haworthia margaritifera, Pearl plant
It is compact and the leaves are triangular, upright and incurving. The leaves have tubercles in indistinct rows. The flower spike may be up to 16 inches.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Pearl plant, Haworthia minor||Greenish to brownish-white||Late winter to summer||Up to 20 cm||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
It can tolerate frost as well as hot temperature. 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.
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.
|Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.||Avoid excess organic contents in the 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 minor
- 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 minor
Special features: Survivals and growers of the summer.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens.
Medicinal use: NA