PlantsHaworthiopsis→Haworthia (Haworthiopsis nigra)

Botanical names:
Haworthiopsis nigra Accepted
Haworthia nigra Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Mar 8, 2021 8:38 PM

Small Haworthia with leaves that are mostly found in 3 stacks, so the plant often looks roughly triangular from above (regular spiraling exceptions exist). The leaves are dark green to black, often with a grayish tinge, sometimes brown with stress, and covered with small bumps. Slow-growing, slowly clumping, stemless or with a substantial stem (relative to the size of the leaves). Relatively uncommon in cultivation, especially compared to the mass-market Haworthias. Like other members of the genus, an excellent subject for macro photography. Best color with strong light.

This species was originally placed in Astroloba. The type variety mostly grows to the east of var. diversifolia in South Africa. This species and its varieties are distinct from H. retusa var. nigra.

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