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Springbokvlakte dwarf aloe

Haworthia springbokvlakensis

Springbokvlakte Dwergaalwyn(Afr.)

Haworthia springbokvlakensis is a tiny perennial succulent with retuse leaves in a rosette, almost flat to the ground. This species is very slow growing and forms a solitary few-leaved rosette 7 to 10 cm in diameter, each rosette has only 8 to 12 leaves. Small insignificant two-lipped flowers pollinated by insects(long tongue flies).

Planning

Difficulty
Advanced
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Spring

Harvesting

Not harvested

Propagation

Division
Divide offsets that occasionally appear at the base between the leaves; leave them attached until they are 1/3 the size of the parent and then detach and replant.
Seed
Sow seeds into a succulent seedling mix.

Special features

Pot plant
Can be grown in containers with succulent potting mix, provide morning sun and afternoon shade, allow drying of soil between watering.
Drought resistant
Succulent leaves serves as storage organs in dry spells.

Geography

Origin
Africa, South Africa, Eastern Cape
Natural climate
Semi-Arid Karoo. Stoney flat areas.

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Personality

Family
Asphodelaceae
Flower colour
White and brown
Scent
None

Problems

Generally problem free

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