Sun: Partial sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 11a from 40° F to 45° F (4.4 ° C to 7.2° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: offsets, seeds
Flower: In the Spring
Toxic: Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: No major pests, Plants may rot if overwatered
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Basc Care for Haworthiopsis reinwardtii
You can water your succulent more than often in extreme conditions but make sure that the soil is completely dry before watering your succulent again.
One simple tip for you is that you can use some online apps to check the soil status before you go water your succulents. I would recommend the ThePlantsCheck app, it has some nice features there.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means spring and fall. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during summer as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Zebra Wart"
Haworthiopsis reinwardtii loves partial sun and shade. This means it should be placed in a spot that gets some direct sunlight, but also has some protection from the midday heat. It's best to find an area where the succulent can get four to six hours of sun per day.
In order to ensure that Haworthiopsis reinwardtii survives the winter, insulation and drainage are essential. A layer of mulch or gravel around the plant can help keep the roots warm during cold temperatures. Furthermore, avoiding exposure to wind and sun can reduce the risk of frost damage and promote longevity for your succulent.
Haworthiopsis reinwardtii also benefits from some indirect light throughout the day as well, so make sure you give it enough space to soak up light without becoming too exposed to heat.
One way to propagate Haworthiopsis reinwardtii is by offsets. Taking an offset from the mother plant and potting it into soil will give you a brand new succulent with minimal effort.
Haworthiopsis reinwardtii propagates easily from seeds, however it's important to look for healthy ones which are plump, dark in color and slightly sticky when touched. To start the propagation process, mix a soil mixture with well-draining potting mix then sow the seeds evenly and press them lightly into the surface. Finally, water the soil using a spray bottle and place it in bright but indirect light to ensure germination.
Haworthiopsis reinwardtii is not known to pose any significant health risks, as it is not considered to be toxic. However, it is best to keep the plant away from young children and pets, as they may ingest some of the parts of this plant that could contain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation.
Pests and Diseases
Haworthiopsis reinwardtii is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.
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