Haworthia picta - "Nemidwa" line
One of our own selections, this line of Haworthia picta has been line-bred for several generations, however, variations always occur. The Zulu word "Nemidwa" means stripes, referring to striped/lined leaves of the plants. A beautiful selected whiter-flecked seedling of our "Nemidwa" line. "Nemidwa" is a Zulu word meaning stripes, referring to striped/lined leaves of the plants. This species is considered Haworthia emelyae by Bayer.
The plant in the photos is of the plant that is for sale. (What you see is what you get.)
Plant size: Seed-grown plant, the plant is in a 7,5 cm pot.
Haworthia is a medium sized genus of Southern African plants. They are leaf succulents, forming very attractive rosettes of windowed, toothy, textured, lined marked or colored leaves. The number of species vary considerably, depending on the taxonomist and author. The genus is widespread and predominately found in the Eastern and Western Cape provinces but is also known from the Northern Cape and Orange Free State provinces. It is a nearly endemic genus to South Africa, except for a few records known from Namibia.
Caring for your Haworthia
Pot: Most Haworthia hybrids are best suited to cultivation in containers.
Soil: The plants prefer a well-drained soil, a mixture of sandy soil with some organic matter.
Light: The brighter the light the more colourful your plant. However Haworthia should be protected from direct sunlight. They prefer growing in shadier positions, but giving them more light, will let their colours come to light.
Water: Let your plants soil dry out for a few days between watering. Rather underwater than over-water to avoid root-loss. Cut back on watering during the coldest and warmest months of the year.