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Cathedral Window Haworthia

Haworthia cymbiformis

Winterbourne - Haworthia Cymbiformis (6120973958) by stephen boisvert (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12cm

Max

12cm

7.000000000000001cm

Min

3.5000000000000004cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Cathedral Window Haworthia Overview

Haworthia cymbiformis is a stemless evergreen, succulent plant, commonly known by the name Cathedral Window Haworthia. It produces small, succulent leaves reaching up to 5cm long. The leaves are arranged in rosettes and are a pale green colour, with discrete white striated markings on the leaves. Pale pink or white flowers grow up to 20cm tall. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape.

Common problems with Cathedral Window Haworthia

Generally problem free, but are susceptible to root rot if given too much water.

    Cathedral Window Haworthia Companion Plants

    Plant with other succulent species that have a similar climatic requirement.

    How to propagate Cathedral Window Haworthia

    Division

    Divide the clumps when they become too over crowded. Allow the soil to dry, lift the plants and gently ease the roots apart, then replant. When taking offsets, use a sharp knife or secateurs and cut as close to the mother stem as possible to including as many roots as possible, then allow the offset to dry briefly before re-potting it (similar to cuttings from other succulents).

    Special features of Cathedral Window Haworthia

    Indoor plant

    Drought resistant

    Pot plant

    Other uses of Cathedral Window Haworthia

    They make decorative indoor pot plants, but can be grown in rockeries in the garden.