Haworthia retusa
Haworthia retusa
Haworthia retusa
Haworthia retusa

Haworthia Retusa Climbing Aloe

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Haworthia Retusa is a great indoor plant that has its origin in South Africa. This summer-dormant succulent plant goes by the common name "Climbing Aloe". As it grows, it forms lovely star-shaped rosettes of leaves and usually grows up to 6 inches in height. Haworthias belong to the Asphodelaceae family. 

Growth Rate

Haworthia Retusa has a slow growth rate and is very suitable for beginners.


This houseplant has lovely flowers which are scarlet or yellow in color. It grows from spring to summer.


Climbing Aloe has usual watering requirements. Keep them well-watered, but avoid overwatering, since this can cause root rot. It is important to let the soil dry. 


Succulent and cactus mixes are great choices for the growth of these plants as they contain a wide range of nutrients. 


Haworthia Retusa belongs to the hardiness zone of 9 to 11. This variety is not frost tolerant. So, avoid planting these succulents outdoors in areas with a minimum temperature of 20° F or -6.7° C.


This wonderful plant needs full shade to thrive and be at its best.


Climbing Aloe Vera plants can be propagated easily by collecting leaf, stem, or offsets cuttings. 

Haworthia Retusa "Climbing Aloe" is the perfect houseplant option for anyone who wants something easy to grow, looks great, and requires little care & maintenance.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Spring to summer
Common Name Climbing aloe
Dormancy Summer
Family Asphodelaceae
Flower Scarlet and yellow/green
Frost Tolerance -6.7° C
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9 to 11
Height 6 inch
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Haworthia retusa
Shape Rosette
Sun Exposure Full shade

Haworthia retusa

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.