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Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus - Plant

Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus - Plant
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Haworthia retusa is known succulent to have shiny, green star-shaped rosettes.
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Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus Plant
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4 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus

Plant height: 0.5 - 1.0 inches
Plant spread: 2 - 4 inches

It is a small, rosette forming succulent which is perennial. The leaves are thick, triangular, translucent, and green in color. The species has leaf-top windows, which are shiny.

Common name(s): Star Cactus, Window Succulent
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Spring to summer
Max reacahble height: Up to 10 cm
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

In cultivation, it can form an offset, and even form clumps. Its natural habitat is lower hills and flat terrain.

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.

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

Caring for Haworthia retusa

  • 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 retusa

Special features: Survivals and growers of the summer.

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

References

  • https://wiki.nurserylive.com/t/how-to-grow-care-your-cactus-and-succulent/3096
  • https://wiki.nurserylive.com/t/want-to-grow-a-baby-succulent-from-the-parent-one/3108
  • https://worldofsucculents.com/haworthia-retusa-star-cactus/
  • http://www.llifle.com/Encyclopedia/SUCCULENTS/Family/Aloaceae/16708/Haworthia_retusa

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5 / 5 Sravanthi 30 June 2018
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more
5 / 5 ruia safir 29 June 2018
Can i keep it in my ac room?
5 / 5 Leena Dugar 22 June 2018
"I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.
5 / 5 Aarti Khadilkar 20 June 2018
Easy plant to grow quickly and provide the rooms with a colourful leaf display
5 / 5 AAryan Manish Sonu 19 June 2018
How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

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