Haworthia Herbacea

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This plant is a native of the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It inserts itself between stones. It is a cluster-forming plant whose clusters can be anything between 35 and 80 mm in diameter. Its habit is such that it grows sunken in the ground, but its foliage and general morphology make it a beautiful ornamental plant.

Family:Aloaceae
Genus:Haworthia
Scientific Name:Haworthia Herbacea
Other Names:  Aloe Herbacea, Aloe Bradlyana, Aloe Translucens, Catevala Pallida, Haworthia Pallida.
Growth Season:Spring and summer.
Preferred Temperature:15oC and 20oC (59-68oF). Winter temperature should be -5oC at the lowest. It can endure dry frost for some time.
Hardiness Zone:USDA Zone 9-11
Average Mature Height & Width:4 inches tall and 3 inches wide.
Dormancy:It is dormant in extreme summer temperatures
Toxicity:It is not toxic to pets and humans.
Haworthia Herbacea Summary

Haworthia Herbacea Physical Characteristics

A tiny, invisible stem under the cover of leaves characterizes this plant. It has rosettes that grow to an average of 8 cm. Its leaves are erect, curved inwards lengthwise and widthwise. The leaf shape can be described as lanceolate or triangular with some ovate elements.

One leaf is about 6 cm long with a width of about 1 cm. They have a yellowish-green hue, and they have a rough texture. They have visible translucent–white veins. The shape of the leaves, however, is a bit varied across the species.

It produces an inflorescence about one-foot length and 30-40 racemes from which creamy-white flowers grow. The flowers also have pinkish tips.

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