This succulent occurs naturally in large areas in southwestern Africa. It occurs in Namibia as the only plant in this genus that occurs there naturally.
|Haworthia tessellata, Aloe tessellata, Catevala tessellata
|Veined Haworthia, Tasselated Haworthia, Window Haworthia
|Winter and early spring
|15oC and 20oC (59-68oF). Winter temperature should be at least 4-5oC (39.2oF-41oF).
|USDA Zone 9-11.
|Average Mature Height & Width:
|It reaches a height of 10cm and is about 15 cm wide.
|The plant is dormant in hot summers because it loses roots.
|It is not toxic to pets and humans, nothing major will happen if one ingests it.
Haworthia Tessellata Physical Characteristics
It is a small plant, like most others in the genus, with a stemless rosette that grows to a maximum average height of 10 cm. The rosette’s diameter is about 15 cm, but the leaves are arranged spirally in the rosette. This plant’s leaves are sessile, fixed to the rosette rather stiffly.
A mature leaf averages a length of 3-5 cm, and its width ranges from 2-3 cm. The leaves are fleshy and recurved. They have a firm texture and they are recurved. The leaves are brownish-green with a margin spotted with recurved white teeth. The lower surface of the leaves is spotted with tubercles.
It produces a simple, lax raceme up to 50 cm long. It also produces a few flowers. The blooms are greenish-white and have visible green veins.
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