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Haworthia venosa ssp. tesselata
Scientific Name: Haworthia venosa ssp. tesselata (Lam.) Haw.
Synonym: Haworthia engleri, Haworthia tessellata var. velutina, Haworthia tessellata var. tuberculata, Haworthia tessellata var. stepheniana, Haworthia tessellata var. simplex, Haworthia tessellata var. engleri, Haworthia tessellata var. parva, Haworthia tessellata var. palhinhiae, Haworthia tessellata var. obesa, Haworthia tessellata var. minutissima, Haworthia tessellata var. luisierii, Haworthia tessellata var. inflexa, Haworthia venosa var. tessellata, Haworthia minutissima, Haworthia tessellata var. elongata, Aloe tessellata, Haworthia parva, Haworthia pseudotessellata, Haworthia tessellata, Haworthia tessellata, Haworthia tessellata, Haworthia tessellata, Haworthia tessellata var. coriacea, Aloe parva
Family: Asphodelaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30F (-1C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape)

Growth Habits: Stemless clustering rosettes, 2 inches in diameter (5 cm); 8 to 10 leaves.

Watering Needs: regular water


Backs of the leaves are heavily frosted with tubercles. Columnar grower. Offsets quite slowly. Offsets from stolons. Will cluster/offset, but a bit more slowly.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

Seeds, offsets

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