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Haworthia Pentagona

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Haworthias are a genus of small succulent plants confined in the wild almost exclusively to the Republic of South Africa. The charm of Haworthias is in their small size, ease of growth, and the almost infinite variation of their delightful leaves. Haworthias rarely require a pot larger than 4-inches in diameter making them ideally suited for a bright windowsill. Perhaps the biggest problem you will encounter when growing Haworthias is that they tend to be addictive! If you acquire more than one

Haworthia Pentagona | London, SW9
Haworthia Pentagona | London, SW9
Haworthia Pentagona | London, SW9
Haworthia Pentagona | London, SW9
Haworthia Pentagona | London, SW9
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£5.99

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Description

Haworthia genus. These are basal-rosettes. There are about 150 species. They are clump-forming perennial succulents with triangular to rounded green leaves which are marked with distinctive white spots. The flowers are produced in racemes of insignificant white or occasionally yellow 6-lobed flowers which appear in the summer. Roots tend to wither in winter or during long periods of drought. Frost tender, min. 5-I0C . Needs partial shade to stay green and grow quickly; if planted in full sun it turns red or orange and grows slowly. Requires very well drained soil. Keep dry in winter. Propagate by seed or division from spring to autumn.

Cultivation

Keep dry in winter.

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  • BloomsMarch to September
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite, yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen

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