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PlantFiles: Haworthia
Haworthia resendeana

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Haworthia (ha-WORTH-ee-a) (Info)
Species: resendeana

Synonym:Haworthia resendiana

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Cactus and Succulents

under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
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

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
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Grown for foliage

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral pford1854 On Sep 7, 2008, pford1854 from Marion, AR (Zone 7b) wrote:

Note from Label:
Native to South Africa. Forms clumnar stems of leaves. Offsets to form clusters. Great for windowsills or in areas with low light. Winter grower, dormant in summer months. Protect from frost. Provide filtered light and porous soil; hardy to 32F to 4" tall. Water thoroughly when soil is dry.

Positive palmbob On Jun 15, 2007, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Attractive 'species' that is probably a hybrid of Haworthia coarctata... has numerous tubercles, and plant color varies from dark green to reddish pink


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:


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