Plant ID forum: Aloe? Cactus?

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4m4nd4
Mar 6, 2016 10:07 AM CST
Does anyone know what kind of plant this is? Received as a hand me down in MN.
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Name: Celia
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Zencat
Mar 6, 2016 10:08 AM CST
Possibly a Hawarthia.

4m4nd4
Mar 6, 2016 10:13 AM CST
The ridges are hard. It is growing long, not bushy. Possible wanted to be vertical at one point? Thinish leaves
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4m4nd4
Mar 6, 2016 10:19 AM CST
Zencat said:Possibly a Hawarthia.

Thank you!
Do those also grow long like mine? The pictures I have seen of a haworthia, they tend to be bushy.

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Name: Thijs van Soest
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mcvansoest
Mar 6, 2016 10:20 AM CST
I also think Haworthia. Not sure which one, only just started growing more than the token one of them. I am sure there are people on this forum who will know.
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mcvansoest
Mar 6, 2016 10:23 AM CST
Some will do that, they tend end up creeping along the ground. It could imply a hybrid, as the base looks a little like some climbing Aloes, but the ridges on the leaves suggest Haworthia. The elongated growth could also be a response to limited light conditions, these plants like very bright light.
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DaisyI
Mar 6, 2016 12:48 PM CST
Yes its Haworthia.
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plantladylin
Mar 6, 2016 8:22 PM CST
It looks like Haworthia to me too but I'm not familiar with them so I'd have no idea which it might be.


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