Eastern Cape, South Africa
Hawaorthia Calcarea is species with shorter erect leaves, with a short end areas. It is nice compact and proliferous and forms large clusters. In case the plant is more exposed to the sun, it tends to have yellow-reddish color, but if hidden amongst bushes and other vegetation, it gives a green tinge.
Full sun to filtered shade. Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not over water.
As with all succulents, the most dangerous situation is too much water- they should never be allowed to sit in water under any circumstances. Haworthias will survive on less light than many other succulents, however, in order to produce their colorful foliage, they need some sun.
These decorative little plants can be grown in interesting containers such as tea cups and even miniature baby shoes. Make sure the container had adequate drainage. If it doesn t, it might be a good idea to pop the plant out of its container and add a layer of gravel to the bottom to reduce the wicking action of the soil above.
Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping