Haworthia magnifica var. acuminata are of easy cultivation and relatively low maintenance, which makes them a good houseplant, and can be excellent subjects for the beginning succulentophile
Zebra Haworthia or Zebra Cactus (common). Haworthia Fasciata and Attenuata (botanical/scientific).
Max Growth (approx): Leaves grow from 4in - 8in tall and the rosette up to about 5in in diameter.
Aloe compressa var. schistophila is a dwarf, stemless or short-stemmed Aloe with a distichous leaf arrangement. The leaves are narrow, up to 5 inches (12.5 cm) long, up to 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide and have pointed tips.
Anne Miller wrote:It appears that last weekend 3/09 the escheveria died. My daughter said hers died also.
I noticed last night 3/15 that the Hawthornia has developed aerial roots and also it looks like it is developing new leaves at the base of leaves near the aerial roots.
I read that is a sign that it is not getting enough water. I read to give it 1/4 cup water every two weeks. I had been giving it 6 T which is more like a 1/2 cup of water. I got confused due to the time change and watered it early and gave it twice as much water (12 T) than I normally use. The water all ran out and then was absorbed.
Any advice on what to do about the aerial roots?
Roger Bells wrote:Make sure you water it deeply.
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