Haworthia retusa is known succulent to have shiny, green star-shaped rosettes.
||Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus - Succulent Plant
||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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.
||6 inch (15 cm)
||3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Star Cactus, Window Succulent
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 10 cm
||Spring to summer
||Easy to grow
Planting and careKeep 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.
Haworthia retusa 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.
||Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
||Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
||No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.
Haworthia retusa special feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Haworthia retusa uses
- Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens