Plant Care Haworthia emelyae comptoniana

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana

Taxonomy

Haworthia emelyae var. comptoniana
Haworthia
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Haworthia emelyae comptoniana

💦 Water

How often to water your Haworthia emelyae comptoniana

Water needs for Haworthia emelyae comptoniana
0.5 cups
every 12

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana 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 Haworthia emelyae comptoniana

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Haworthia emelyae comptoniana in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Haworthia emelyae comptoniana: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana 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 Haworthia emelyae comptoniana in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Haworthia emelyae comptoniana

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Haworthia emelyae comptoniana: 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 Haworthia emelyae comptoniana after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

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💨 Humidity

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

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🪴 Soil

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!

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💩 Fertilizer

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

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❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Haworthia emelyae comptoniana to go dormant in the summertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.


🌎 Native Region

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana is native to Southern Africa.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Haworthia emelyae comptoniana

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana

Haworthia emelyae comptoniana


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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