Description for Haworthia cymbiformis,Cathedral Window Haworthia
Plant height: 2 - 5 inches
Plant spread: 2 - 4 inches
Haworthia cymbiformis is a stemless, evergreen, perennial succulent with mature leaves length up to 5 cm, arranged in rosettes up to8 cm tall and 10 cm in diameter. Leaves are fleshy, turgid, soft, and pale green and obovate shape. On leaves finely toothed margins, dark longitudinal stripes toward the tip and translucent at the tip. White to very pale pink flower with brownish-green veins is the bloom on up to 20 cm long inflorescence.
Common name(s): Cathedral Window Haworthia, Window Haworthia
Flower colours: Pale pink
Bloom time: Not defined
Max reachable height: -
Difficulty to grow: 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.
Sunlight: Partial sun
Soil: Coarse soil
Water: Very Low
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Caring for Haworthia cymbiformis
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.