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Haworthiopsis viscosa PMB s.n. Miniature form


Miniature form

Dark green to black leaves

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Haworthiopsis viscosa Miniature form

Origin: PMB s.n. ca 5km SEE of Prince Albert, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Haworthiopsis viscosa presents one of the most fascinating leaf arrangements, the leaves are disticly arranged in three ranks (trifarious arrangement). A small form, the leaves turn nearly black in sunnier conditions. Formerly included in Haworthia (subg. Hexangulares).

Plant Size: Plants about 3 to 4 cm high are offered.

About Haworthiopsis

Haworthiopsis is a small sized genus of mainly South African plants. They are leaf succulents, forming very attractive rosettes of often textured, marked or tuberculated leaves. The number of species vary considerably, depending on the taxonomist and author. The species of this genus was formerly included in the subgenus Hexangulares of Haworthia. The genus is widespread and predominately found in the Eastern and Western Cape provinces but is also known from the Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal to Mpumalanga. It is a nearly endemic genus to South Africa, except for a few records known from Namibia and Swaziland.

Caring for your Haworthiopsis

Pot: Haworthiopsis is well suited to cultivation in containers. Some species are also well suited to a protected spot in the rockery in frost free areas.

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 and compact your plant will be. However Haworthiopsis can also tolerate shaded positions.

Water: Let your plants soil dry out for a few days between watering. Rather underwater than over-water to avoid root-loss.

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