Plant Care Haworthia fasciata
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Haworthia fasciata

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Haworthia fasciata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Haworthia fasciata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Haworthiopsis fasciata
Haworthiopsis
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

What other plant parents say

Haworthia fasciata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 60
Haworthia fasciata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 24
Haworthia fasciata has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 19
Haworthia fasciata has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 14
Haworthia fasciata has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 8
Haworthia fasciata has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 4
Haworthia fasciata has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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@King-dingus
Victoria, British Columbia
Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Bert by King-dingus on Greg, the plant care app
07/06/2021

Having a beginner plant that’s pet friendly is surprisingly difficult to find, and you end up with a lot of succulents. They’re often marketed as a “set it and forget it” plant, which isn’t true. The…

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Marysville, Washington
Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Winifred by Nataliahmichelle on Greg, the plant care app
04/28/2021

I’ve had two of these plants for years and I love them. I’ve moved several times and these plants have lived in many different windows with many different levels of light. Occasionally they turn red …

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@Erynschmeck1
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Karen & Penny & Sharon by Erynschmeck1 on Greg, the plant care app
04/15/2021

You could know nothing about plants and I would say get it. I’ve put this plant through multiple couple month long droughts, and still new plant babies were there. Impressive what this plant can take…

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Sophieee avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Crispy Dan by Sophieee on Greg, the plant care app
04/26/2021

ahaha mixed up this one with my other, healthy plant. i got three succulents with the same care on the same date and did the exact same thing with this one and this one got absolutely murdered, my gu…

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@Ezra
Bloomington, Illinois
Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Mochi by Ezra on Greg, the plant care app
06/03/2021

Found this little gem at Walmart! Easy to care for, though the original pot does not come with draining holes so watering a little at a time has worked better than watering once a month as directed. …

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Indicabadiee avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Mr.stripes by Indicabadiee on Greg, the plant care app
06/20/2021

This plant almost looks fake, but it’s so cute I have it as a desk plant and I just love it so much! They grow very slowly though so just forget about it other then watering for the most part if you …

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@Piper
Evanston, Illinois
Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Zebra Plant by Piper on Greg, the plant care app
05/04/2021

I love this little one, very hardy and easy to take care of. Make sure you plant it in gritty soil. Travels easily, almost feels like a fake plant you would get at Ikea. I think he’s so pretty

Keyshaj avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Tupot amaroot by Keyshaj on Greg, the plant care app
04/11/2021

Love this little guy. Definitely a strong one forgot about them for about a month and he was still doing great. Not the easiest to prop and a slow grower but a real ride or die.

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@Egotopia
Jacksonville, Florida
Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Haworthiopsis fasciata by Egotopia on Greg, the plant care app
05/17/2021

I have mine situated near a shaded south facing window and am a/c vent yet it still has plenty of new growth. I water it when I remember to and it seems happy.

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@Olivia20
Port Washington, New York
Rating of the plant Haworthia fasciata named Martie by Olivia20 on Greg, the plant care app
05/17/2021

This was my first plant- and one of the hardiest I own! Very tolerant to being under watered.

How to care for Haworthia fasciata

Water

How often to water your Haworthia fasciata

Water needs for Haworthia fasciata
0.5 cups
every 12

Haworthia fasciata 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 fasciata

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 Haworthia fasciata in your home

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

Haworthia fasciata 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 fasciata in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Haworthia fasciata

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

Care Summary for Haworthia fasciata

Haworthia fasciata

Haworthia fasciata


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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