Plant Care Zebra Haworthia

Zebra Haworthia

4.9 out of 5 (16 experiences)

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

Also known as

zebra plant hybrid and Zebra plant


Haworthia fasciata

How to care for Zebra Haworthia


How often to water your Zebra Haworthia

Water needs for Zebra Haworthia
0.5 cups
every 12

Zebra Haworthia 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 Zebra Haworthia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Zebra Haworthia in your home

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

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

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

Zebra Haworthia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Zebra Haworthia

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Zebra Haworthia

Zebra Haworthia

Zebra Haworthia

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.

What other plant parents say

Zebra Haworthia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 10
Zebra Haworthia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Zebra Haworthia has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Zebra Haworthia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Zebra Haworthia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Zebra Haworthia has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Akutojo avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 76 XP
globe Strunk, Kentucky

Easy to take care of and I mean easyy. It’s perfect for simple greenery just make sure to not water the leaves and only it’s soil.

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Evie avatar
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 401 XP

I’ve had this plant for a long, long time and for a while it was a dark purple brown colour. This was simply under watering. It needed more water than I previously thought it did. When I say fast grower I really mean it. Mine is huge now and i’ve had to repot it into a significantly larger pot to home it’s new growth. Lovely thing that is eye catching on a windowsill.

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Enbyplantparent avatar
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 24 XP

This plant is impossible to kill. I know many people say that, but I’ve had this plant for over three years now and for about two of those years I had zero watering routine and basically just forgot about it. This is a great plant for beginners, but might be too easy to take care of for advanced plant parents.

Survivor Survivor
Tewiewiora avatar
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 100 XP
globe Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

I am not always the best plant parent and this little guy survives it ALL. I even had to get a larger pot so it could continue to grow.

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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