Haworthia Retusa

SKU: MYBG-SUCC-HWRET
filler
Rs.300
Pot size: 3"

Flower Color

N/A

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Genus

Haworthia

Maintenance

Low

With Pots

Yes

Size

Small

Sunlight Requirement

Indoor Interior,Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Water Requirement

Twice A Week

Use

Indoor,Low Maintenance,Office

Product Description

Haworthia retusa is a small, rosette forming succulent , up to 10 cm tall.Full sun to filtered shade. Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not over water.

Haworthia Retusa

Family

Aloaceae

Origin

Eastern Cape, South Africa

Description

Haworthia retusa is a small, rosette forming succulent , up to 10 cm tall. The leaves are very thick, triangular, translucent, green in color, up to 8 cm long and up to 2 cm wide. Flowers are small, tubular and white in color, in racemes up to 50 cm tall, in late spring to summer.

Environment

Full sun to filtered shade. Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not over water.

As with all succulents, the most dangerous situation is too much water- they should never be allowed to sit in water under any circumstances. Haworthias will survive on less light than many other succulents, however, in order to produce their colorful foliage, they need some sun.

These decorative little plants can be grown in interesting containers such as tea cups and even miniature baby shoes. Make sure the container had adequate drainage. If it doesn t, it might be a good idea to pop the plant out of its container and add a layer of gravel to the bottom to reduce the wicking action of the soil above.

Landscape Use

Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping

Most succulents need to be watered twice a week during summers and only once in monsoon & winters. Varieties like Haworthias, Crassulas and Gasterias are well suited for low-light indoors and window-sills. If the leaves get too bulky, it is a sign of overwatering & if the leaves look shrivelled it is a sign of less watering.

As a general rule of thumb, all the ones with colourful leaves like Echeverias, Sedeveria and Graptopetalum like bright sunlight and semi shade in extreme summers. They cannot be kept indoors or in full shade. All succulents love morning sun.

You can fertilise your succulent once a month.

Watering tips : Make sure NOT to water on the plant itself. Water directly in the soil. You can use a cup or a glass to make sure the water does not spray on leaves. When watering, make sure water comes out of the drainage hole.

You can check our video on how to water succulents on : https://youtu.be/GnzodkMYcmg

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