Haworthia cooperi

Haworthia

Haworthia cooperi

Care

Lighting

Haworthia cooperi can be placed sunny to part shaded.

Soil

Well drained such as regular mixes for cacti and succulents or a mixture of regular potting soil, bird sand and pumice (2:1:1). Grows also good in pure pumice.

Watering

Allow to dry or nearly dry between the waterings. Water sparingly during hot summer weeks with temperature above 30 °C (86 °F) and if placed cool during winter.

Haworthia cooperi

Feeding

When in active growth with standard liquid fertilizer (every 4th to 8th week), spikes or granules (2 to 3 monthly).

New bought or recently repotted

plants don’t need to be fed for the first year.

Temperature

Haworthia cooperi can be grown warm the year round. A winter rest period at 10 to 15 °C (50 to 59 °F) will be tolerated. Minimum temperature is 5 °C (41 °F).

Propagation

Seeds, cuttings from offsets and leaf cuttings

Haworthia cooperi

Leaf cutting with new shoots

Profile

Scientific name

Haworthia cooperi

Common name(s)

Haworthia

Family

Xanthorrhoeaceae, Asphodeloideae subfamily

Haworthia cooperi

Origin

South Africa

Height

5 to 10 cm

Toxic

No but not edible

Haworthia cooperi

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