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.
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|
|Flower||Scarlet and yellow/green|
|Frost Tolerance||-6.7° C|
|Hardiness Zone||9 to 11|
|Scientific Name||Haworthia retusa|
|Sun Exposure||Full shade|