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PlantFiles: Haworthia
Haworthia venosa subsp. tessellata

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Haworthia (ha-WORTH-ee-a) (Info)
Species: venosa subsp. tessellata

Synonym:Haworthia tessellata

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
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

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Succulent

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

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Sep 22, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Ornamental green to brown (in sun) stiff-leaved rosettes with maculated pattern on the flat, upper leaf surface and frosted warty lower leaf surface. Slow to offset and eventually forms a columnar plant.

Regional...

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

Apache Junction, Arizona
Bonsall, California
Carmichael, California
San Diego, California
Vista, California
Black Diamond, Florida
Thunderbolt, Georgia
Austin, Texas



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