Plant Care Haworthia pygmaea

Haworthia pygmaea

Also known as

pygmaea x comptoniana


Haworthia pygmaea

How to care for Haworthia pygmaea


How often to water your Haworthia pygmaea

Water needs for Haworthia pygmaea
0.5 cups
every 12

Haworthia pygmaea 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 pygmaea

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Haworthia pygmaea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Haworthia pygmaea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Haworthia pygmaea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Haworthia pygmaea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Haworthia pygmaea

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Haworthia pygmaea

Haworthia pygmaea

Haworthia pygmaea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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