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PlantFiles: Haworthia
Haworthia retusa x truncata

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Haworthia (ha-WORTH-ee-a) (Info)
Species: retusa x truncata
Hybridized by Johnson III

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Dark/Black
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Xenomorf On Jan 9, 2007, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

Hybridized by Harry Johnson III



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