The Haworthia Fasciata, otherwise known as the Zebra Haworthia or Zebra Cactus is characterized by stripes that resemble zebra stripes. This plant originated in South Africa.
Haworthia Fasciata Information
Botanical Name: Haworthia Fasciata, Haworthia Attenuata
Nicknames: Zebra Haworthia or Zebra Cactus
Origin: South Africa
Size: The size of Haworthia Fasciata varies from 4 inches to over 8 inches tall.
Zebra Haworthia Plant Care
Here are tips for taking care of your Haworthia Fasciata.
The Zebra Haworthia prefers very bright indirect or direct light.
Watering Your Zebra Haworthia
Allow the soil to dry between watering. Water soil evenly, but do not over water your plant. Learn more about over-watering plants HERE.
Fertilize your Zebra Haworthia every month, April through September, but dilute the fertilizer to half strength
The Zebra Haworthia prefers temperatures between 65° – 80°F.
Zebra Haworthia prefers normal indoor humidity.
Zebra Haworthia does best in a well-draining cactus soil.
How to Propagate your Zebra Haworthia
Propagating the Zebra Haworthia is similar to that of succulents. One of the most common and effective ways to propagate the venus fly trap is by using plant cuttings. Learn more about propagating with plant cuttings HERE.
Potential Problems with the Zebra Haworthia
There are no additional problems to note regarding the Haworthia Fasciata. Like most houseplants, this plant is susceptible to root rot from overwatering. Learn more about root rot HERE and overwatering HERE.
The zebra haworthia is generally not considered poisonous. Read more about poison levels HERE.