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Haworthia mutica

This small succulent has green, striped leaves with flat tops. Each leaf is “windowed” to allow sunlight into the plant. It is a slow grower, but great for beginners. When happily stressed, the leaves can turn orange.

Quick Look:

  • Partial sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 5″ (12.7 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 4″ (10 cm) wide

  • Zone 10a (Minimum 30° F | -1.1° C)

  • Not cold hardy

  • Propagation by offsets

  • Generally non-toxic to humans and animals

  • Summer Dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Haworthia mutica

Haworthia mutica is the perfect succulent for indoor growers and beginners. It doesn't require much light and is pet safe.

Watering

Haworthia mutica has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Do not over-water or fertilize during the Summer months when it's dormant.

Where to Plant

Haworthia mutica is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 30° F (-1.1° C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in partial sun to low indoor light.

How to Propagate Haworthia mutica

Haworthia mutica is propagated from offsets.

Offsets

Haworthia mutica will produce small rosette offsets. Cut the offsets off from the main stem with a sharp, sterile knife or scissors. Allow the offsets to dry for one to two days before laying on well-draining soil.