Fairies Washboard | Haworthia limifolia 'Jewel'
Common Name: Aloe Vera Star, Fairies Washboard
Botanical Name: Haworthia Limifolia 'Jewel'
Other names: Haworthia Limifolia 'Jewel'
Origin: Southern Africa
This succulent, originating from the Southern Africa, is shaped like a jewel and it reflects, in the true sense, the varied topography, great natural beauty, & cultural diversity of the region. In a nutshell, this evergreen beauty is very easy to maintain & care for and is very hardy at the same time. One thing that makes this plant even more desirable is the small diamond-like dots all over the leaves, which brings the jewel alive. This succulent can thrive even under subpar lighting conditions, thus making it suitable for almost any indoor spot.
Growth Habits: Up to 6 inches (≈ 15 cms)
Soil Requirement: Well drained soil
Watering Schedule: Once in a week
Light condition: 7 – 5 hours of indirect sunlight
Ideal Temperature: Anywhere between 20 - 35 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: While repotting, try not to disturb the roots. It is the slow growing plant, repot only when it goes beyond the pot size.
Suitable Locations: Indoor locations like Balcony, windowsill, work tables, rock garden, etc.
• Always be careful about overwatering as it can start root rotting immediately. • Try to keep this plant in a bright sunny location. Strictly avoid dark areas. Also harsh sunlight can cause damage to the foliage. • Putting or sprinkling water on leaves or flowers will cause them to catch fungus infection. Avoid this at all times. Give water to soil only. • Even if the plant does not outgrow the current pot, and repotting is not required, renew the soil with some vermicompost every two years or so. This will keep the plant healthy. • Remove & discard dead, infected or damaged plant parts whenever required.