Haworthiopsis attenuata (Haworthia attenuata) Photo by: Cactus Art This is a striking plant with pointed leaves banded with white transversal stripes and spots that forms fast beautiful clusters. The generic name "Haworthiopsis" refers to the similar appearance of these … Haworthiopsis attenuata f. tanba f/ Enon: An easy grower that makes an adorable house plant.This miniature cultivar has firm, green leaves speckled with raised white dots. The most preferred species in the Eastern Cape seem to be H. attenuata, whereas there is a preference for H. limifolia outside of the Eastern Cape. Haworthia attenuata var. These small, low growing plants form rosettes of fleshy green leaves that are generously covered with white, pearly warts or bands, giving them a distinctive appearance. Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Sep 29, 2018 8:42 PM. It can vary between green and yellow tones depending on how much sunlight it gets. The upper leaf surfaces are marked with non-confluent, white tubercles with considerable variation between different clones. Haworthiopsis attenuata, formerly known as Haworthia attenuata, is the kind of succulent whose bark is worse than its bite, as the plant has a spiky look but no thorns or sharp spines to threaten an inquisitive touch. A popular succulent species native to South Africa. Haworthiopsis attenuata var. H. attenuata is frost hardy and mine has weathered night temperatures down into the low 20s without cover. During the growing season, from spring to autumn, it can be deep watered. Haworthiopsis attenuata does not tolerate wet feet. Haworthia is a delightful little succulent that makes a very attractive small houseplant. Positive: On May 11, 2011, nmcnear from Novato, CA (Zone 10a) wrote: There are a couple of varieties and subspecies that you will find for the Zebra plant. Both top and bottom surfaces of the leaves are decorated with small white tubercles or ridges, though the bottoms have more of these features, which give the plant its zebra look. It is highly variable and offsets profusely with several forms, variety and cultivars. Haworthiopsis attenuata 'Concolor': A distinctive plant with an elegant form and patterning.Thought by some to be a cultivar of H. attenuata var. Phonetic Spelling ha-worth-ee-OP-sis at-ten-yoo-AY-tuh Description. This plant is sometimes mistaken for and sold under the much rarer species Haworthiopsis fasciata– they can be distinguished by the fact that H. attenuata has a bumpy surface all around its leaves while H. fasciata's upper leaf surfaces are smooth. Some of the common types are discussed underneath. Growing Haworthia Attenuata in Your Home May 20, 2020 steven 0 Comments If you’re looking for a striking but simple plant that’s perfect for an office desk, kitchen, or succulent planter, look no further than Haworthia attenuata, or the zebra plant. glabrata, 'Concolor' has notably long, slender leaves that are speckled with lots of tiny white dots. Haworthia attenuata Haworth 1812 Includes many fomerly separate species currently lumped into just two varieties: H. attenuata var attenuata and H. attenuata var. Source: Skolnik Collection. With the exception of the hot summer weeks from mid-July to mid-August with temperature above 30 °C (86 °F). radula. The foliage can shade between lime and dark green and has a bumpy texture. Haworthiopsis species are heavily traded for medicinal purposes and can usually be found in large numbers in muthi markets. Its type species is Haworthiopsis coarctata.. 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