November has come and with them our Succulents Box for this month! Please welcome to your collection: Haworthia Cymbiformis Var. Obtusa, Cathedral Window Haworthia, Senecio Peregrinus String of Dolphins, Senecio radicans String of Bananas. Read on to find out more about them and their care instructions.
Haworthia Cymbiformis Var. Obtusa is one of the innumerable morphological forms of the very variable Haworthia cymbiformis characterized by denser rosettes up to 6 inches (15 cm) in diameter, forming round clumps. It has peculiar bright green leaves that looks like molded glass. Thay are succulent, soft, very juicy, obovate with entire margins, and leaf-tips are rather obtuse or rounded.
White to very pale pink flowers with brownish-green veins are borne on a 8 inches (20 cm) tall inflorescence.
Use a cactus mix or very fast-draining potting soil mixed with sand.
Average Water Needs, Water regularly, do not overwater.
USDA Zone: from 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) to 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F).
Haworthia cymbiformis, also known as Cathedral Window Haworthia or Window Haworthia, is a drought-tolerant evergreen succulent with rosettes up to 3 inches (8 cm) tall and 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter.
Its pale green leaves are fleshy, bulbous, and tender with dark stripes running across the length of each leaf and turning translucent at the tip.
This species has flowers that are white or light pink with brown-green veins growing from 8 inches (20 cm) tall inflorescence.
Window Haworthia is a popular houseplant because it is super easy to grow and low maintenance. Whether you grow it indoors or outdoors, the growing conditions for this plant remain the same.
Bright, indirect light, partial shade.
Warm weather in the spring and fall are optimal for Window Haworthia. It can survive cool winter but will not do well under 40°F (4°C).
Porous, well-drained potting mix with sand, pumice or decomposed granite.
Water only when soil is dry to the touch. Let drain completely after each watering.
Feed with an all-purpose fertilizer once at the beginning of the growing season, diluted to 50% of the recommended dose.
Use offsets from the parent plant to grow new plants.
USDA hardiness zone 9b to 11b
Senecio Peregrinus String of Dolphins is a unique succulent, each arched leaf grows two small points which make this plant look uncannily like a pod of frolicking dolphins. It can grow up to 36″ (91 cm) long. It will look amazing in a mixed container or in a hanging basket on its own.
In the fall, the flowers are dainty and white and form tightly compacted puffballs. Each bloom has a halo of deep red to golden yellow filaments.
Bright, indirect light, early morning sun, or semi to half shade. Plants may become sunburnt from too much sun.
Use a well-draining soil mix.
Allow soil to dry out between watering to avoid root rot.
Zone 10a (Minimum 30° F | -1.1° C).
Senecio radicans String of Bananas is a fast-growing succulent with vines that can reach at least 3 feet (90 cm) long. The small, up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) long, green, pointed leaves grow single-file along the cascading stems, with the sides of the leaves partly translucent, allowing sunlight to shine through.
The flowers are small, cinnamon-scented and white in color.
Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch, then let drain completely. Avoid letting water sit for too long in the soil to prevent rot and fungal diseases. Reduce watering to a minimum in the winter.
Can be toxic to humans and animals.
USDA Hardiness Zone 10-11
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