Plant Care Fairy Washboard
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Fairy Washboard

4.8 out of 5 (83 experiences)

Fairy Washboard has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Fairy Washboard has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Haworthiopsis limifolia
Haworthiopsis
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

What other plant parents say

Fairy Washboard has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 63
Fairy Washboard has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 16
Fairy Washboard has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 16
Fairy Washboard has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 13
Fairy Washboard has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 5
Fairy Washboard has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 5
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@Em
Coulby Newham, England
Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named Simon by Em on Greg, the plant care app
06/12/2021

Honestly I’ve had this little guy for so long and even though mine looks a bit worse for ware I’ve had him 4/5 years which includes my neglectful teenage years where I forgot he existed but no matter…

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Al.yssapaige avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named farrah by Al.yssapaige on Greg, the plant care app
05/05/2021

i barely paid attention to it for a whole summer after getting it from a plant nursery a mile and a half from my house, stayed alive and grew on its own, got nice and big and pretty recently had to c…

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Mothacademy avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named Succulent by Mothacademy on Greg, the plant care app
06/22/2021

It will look semi-normal for ages and suddenly a stem will shoot out the middle and flower! Remember to spritz it/keep it away from sunlight as the stem can dry out easily

Gracemelissa98 avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named Fairella by Gracemelissa98 on Greg, the plant care app
06/02/2021

Sprouts so many pups I’m amazed! It was living in a horribly small pot and being overwatered when i bought it but it’s such a hardy plant it’s still doing great!

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@Nathan
Jackson, Wisconsin
Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named Fergi by Nathan on Greg, the plant care app
05/16/2021

I forget to water this sucker for many weeks and it just gets slightly darker in color. Once I give it water it bounces back

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@Jas4fire
Maidstone, England
Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named Sebastian by Jas4fire on Greg, the plant care app
05/29/2021

Very easy to take care of, doesn’t grow very quickly at all, require almost no maintenance and are super cute!

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@Jagodatx
Luton, England
Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named Fav by Jagodatx on Greg, the plant care app
05/17/2021

Very easy to take care of, it can survive overwatering like a champ, definitely my favourite plant out of all

Gracemelissa98 avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named 0304 by Gracemelissa98 on Greg, the plant care app
06/02/2021

This one is a pup I replanted ! She’s thriving! Such an easy plant to take care of and propagate!!

Rachel avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named Neptune by Rachel on Greg, the plant care app
06/07/2021

Grows quite fast and is extremely hearty. It has survived in many different conditions.

Elkie avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Fairy Washboard named beartrice by Elkie on Greg, the plant care app
08/25/2021

its very pretty:) i love its little ridges and everything its so cool pls get one

How to care for Fairy Washboard

Water

How often to water your Fairy Washboard

Water needs for Fairy Washboard
0.5 cups
every 12

Fairy Washboard needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Fairy Washboard

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Fairy Washboard in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fairy Washboard: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fairy Washboard may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Fairy Washboard in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Fairy Washboard

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fairy Washboard: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fairy Washboard after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Fairy Washboard

Fairy Washboard

Fairy Washboard


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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