The Haworthia Retusa is a gorgeous succulent that has green foliage, that can be a deep purple when exposed to full sunlight, accented with translucent veins, along with tiny spines around the edges of the foliage. This succulent is capable of blooming year round and produces small, white bell shaped flowers. This succulent is an eye catching addition to rock gardens,planters, terrariums, and landscape use.
Origin: South Africa
Plant Type: Succulent
Size: up to 16”
Propagation: Propagate this succulent by taking a trimming from the mother plant during the early summer. Allow the trimmed stem to dry and callous over where the plant was cut for a few days, and then place the trimming into moist soil. Avoid watering and keep out of direct sunlight until the plant has rooted (about 2-3 weeks).
Growth Habit: Singular rosette
Light: Filtered to full sunlight
Water: Water this succulent only once the soil is completely dry. Be cautious to not over water this succulent to avoid root rot. This succulent will do best in a well-draining soil. Never allow water to collect in the rosette.
Temperature: Warm coastal climates. Avoid freezing temperatures.
Fertilizer: Apply fertilizer during the grow season from spring time through summer, once or twice a week. This will boost the plants natural defenses against environmental stress.
Tips: This is a very fleshy plant, so use a well-draining soil medium to help maintain optimal health.