Haworthia Viscosa (Haworthiopsis Viscosa)

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Haworthia Viscosa is a small succulent plant known by its scientific name, Haworthiopsis Viscosa. The plant is a member of the family Asphodelaceae, native to South Africa, and has a unique appearance. You can find it growing in rocky areas and dry savannas. Want more details? Read on!


The Haworthia Viscosa plant has dense rosettes of triangular leaves, which give it a beautiful and distinctive appearance. The leaves are about 2-3 cm long and 1 cm wide, with a rough texture and tiny white hairs that cover their surface. The leaves are green in color with white translucent stripes that run along their length.


This succulent plant is easy to care for and is an excellent addition to any plant collection. It requires bright but indirect sunlight and well-draining soil. Watering once a week during the growing season is sufficient for this plant. Don’t overwater the plant by keeping a tight schedule. 

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Haworthia Viscosa is a slow-growing plant that can take several years to reach maturity. However, its unique appearance and ease of care make it a popular choice for novice and experienced gardeners. The plant produces small white or pink flowers on tall stems during summer. The flowers are small, tubular, and attractive to bees and pollinators.

The Haworthia Viscosa plant can be propagated by removing offsets or leaf cuttings. Propagation by offsets involves removing the tiny plantlets that grow at the base of the parent plant and planting them in well-draining soil. Propagation by leaf cuttings involves removing a healthy leaf from the parent plant and allowing it to dry in a few days before planting it in the succulent soil.

Final Words Before You Leave …

Haworthia Viscosa is a beautiful and unique succulent that is straightforward to care for. The plant’s rough-textured leaves and white hairs make it a standout plant in any collection. Guess what? We have more Haworthia plants on Succulent City. Check out a few here: 

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