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Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus - Succulent Plant

Haworthia retusa is known succulent to have shiny, green star-shaped rosettes.
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1Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus - Succulent Plant
23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Haworthia retusa

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.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Star Cactus, Window Succulent
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 10 cm
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Spring to summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.

    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.

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

    Haworthia retusa special feature

    Survivals and growers of the summer.

    Haworthia retusa uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Haworthia retusa?

    Haworthia retusa is commonly known as Star Cactus, Window Succulent

    How tall do Haworthia retusa grow?

    On average Haworthia retusa grows Up to 10 cm

    What color are Haworthia retusa?

    A Haworthia retusa plant bears flowers of color White

    When Haworthia retusa blooms?

    With enough light, Haworthia retusa may produce White flowers in Spring to summer

    How hard is Haworthia retusa to grow?

    A Haworthia retusa is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Haworthia retusa need?

    A Haworthia retusa prefers Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.

    How much water does a Haworthia retusa need?

    A Haworthia retusa prefers watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer

    What kind of soil does a Haworthia retusa need?

    A Haworthia retusa prefers Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.

    What temperature does a Haworthia retusa like?

    A Haworthia retusa prefers Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Haworthia retusa?

    To encourage Haworthia retusa growth, No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.



    Reviews

    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    How often I need to water it?

    amritava majumdar

    Saturday, 29 February 2020

    Plant received in good packing, but is not similar as shown in web site.

    morkel abel

    Tuesday, 18 February 2020

    Plant was received in very good condition. Cost little more but a good buy

    sai kumar
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