Haworthia retusa has lime green leaves with translucent triangular tips that allow light to penetrate into the leaf for photosynthesis.
Haworthia retusa is an attractive and intriguing South African succulent with lime green leaves and triangular tips made up of translucent windows that allow light to penetrate into the leaf for photosynthesis. White flowers. Haworthia are easy to grow and tolerant of less light than other succulents.
Common Name: Star Cactus - [Succulent Pre-Order]
Family: Asphodelaceae (The Asphodel Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun
Height: under 4"
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to southern Africa, where it grows in areas of summer rainfall and winter drought, in rocky soils at elevation where water drains sharply.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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