Plant ID forum: Succulent

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Jan 7, 2017 11:52 AM CST
My mother recently bought me a type of succulent for my birthday and I can't seem to identify it. I've been looking around a little and I think it might be in the haworthia family. Can anyone help me with this? I also don't feel too good about the tiny pot it's in, but I don't know that I'll be able to find anything better. Should I find a bigger pot to put it in?
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Jan 7, 2017 1:45 PM CST

You are right, it is Haworthia. The pot is fine unless it has no drain hole. If you do need to repot (because there is no drain hole), find a pot similar in size and use soil formulated for cactus and succulents. When you fertilize (next summer when its actively growing) dilute the fertilizer to 1/4 strength. Water only when the plant is dry - this time of year, that could be once or twice a month.
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Jan 8, 2017 6:42 AM CST
There are many similar Haworthias. Yours reminds me of this one:
Fairy Washboard (Haworthiopsis limifolia)
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Jan 8, 2017 7:03 PM CST
Oh! Thanks guys! I was really confused, this being my first plant and all. I had only started research on gardening a few days ago, so I couldn't really figure out what it was.

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