Haworthias are almost always small and very (very) slow growing plants but tend to look brilliant in unusual containers or interesting soil mixes. As a result they can make fantastic easy care gifts and presents for people, suiting either a home or office desk environment.
||Hworthia glabrata - Succulent Plant
||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Haworthia are delightful little succulents that form very attractive and singular small houseplants. Generally easy to grow, the same best practices that yield healthy Aloe and Echeveria plants will also produce beautiful Haworthia.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||2 inch to 8 inch
||Easy to grow
Planting and careWill take various light conditions, but neither direct sunlight or deep shade.A surviving plant will get by with watering just once a month, however to get the plant thriving it will need to be done at least once a fortnight. Very tolerant of underwatering, but will succumb quickly to rotting if overwatered.Feed your Haworthia very occasionally and when you do, ensure its only a weak solution.Average warmth between Spring and Autumn / Fall. Cooler in Winter although if possible, not cold and absolutely no lower than 4 C Once the time has come, just choose a pot slightly bigger than the last and use a similar soil composition to what was being used previously.
Hworthia glabrata care
Growing in a greenhouse will also provide sufficient light,but grown indoors for much of the year can create etiolated, weakened and abnormally green plants. The more light the better, with the exception of full sun for those species that can, t tolerate it, or are unaccustomed to (can sunburn severely, and subsequently rot).
||Will take various light conditions, but neither direct sunlight or deep shade.
||Once a month, however to get the plant thriving it will need to be done at least once a fortnight.
||4 degrees C and above
||Fertilize during the summer growing season with a cactus fertilizer. Dont feed during the winter.
Hworthia glabrata special feature
Use a sharp knife and cut as close to the parent plant as possible, ensure the offset has some roots. Wait a day for the offset to dry slightly (this reduces the chances of the raw wound from rotting), then pot up in a small container using a standard potting or cactus compost mix.
Hworthia glabrata uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose