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Haworthia cymbiformis forma variegata

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This is a striking variegated chimera with white longitudinal stripes that forms fast beautiful clusters. It is highly variable and offsets profusely

Description: Spreading stemless ground cover rosette succulent, up to15cm in diameter.
Leaves: Succulent soft and glassy (almost transparent) they are nicely variegated with light-green and white longitudinal strips with varying amounts of variegation. Regularly there appear some normal (not variegated) green or totally white offsets.

Cultivation: There's no difference in cultivation from usual plants of this type. Though it grows more slowly. 
Exposure: Needs  light shade to shade.
Watering needs: regular water (They enjoy a little water during winter period too) but do not overwater as they will most likely wind up with root rot, and do not water again until dry! Hardy to -1C.
The normal green and totally white offsets should be eliminated.
Propagation: Offsets (New plants are freely produced basally between the leaves)


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Haworthia cymbiformis.

 

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Family: Asphodelaceae (Aloacee - Liliaceae)

Scientific Name: Haworthia cymbiformis 'Variegata' Duval

Origin: Garden origin (Nursery produced cultivar)


 

 




 

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