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Haworthia cooperi var. cooperi

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Translucent fenestrate acuminate leaves
(clone G066 )
 

Description: Clumping stemless rosettes
Leaves: 20 to 40,  up to 5 (12) cm long; Grows  half buried in the ground , the transparent tips allowing light into the factory below. They becoming reddish with too much sun or not enough water. 

Cultivation:  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! Frost Tolerance:  Light frost protection required. Minimum of 5C for safe growing (but hardy up to -5C.) Sun Exposure: Requires light shade to bright light (protect from direct sun)
Propagation:
Offsets (New plants are freely produced between the basal leaves)


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Family: Asphodelaceae (Aloacee - Liliaceae)

Scientific name:  Haworthia cooperi

Origin South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)


Winter colours

The top half of the leaves typically turns bright pink when kept cool (hardy to 5 C) and dry in good light.

 


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