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H. truncata

Haworthia truncata Schöenland


Haworthia_truncata_vanwykskraal_2yrold.jpg (42266 bytes)Locality:  Vanwykskraal.

Distribution:  Little Karoo,

Description:  Haworthia truncata is usually buried with just the triuncated six to eight narrow leaf-ends appearing above the soil.  The leaf-ends form a distichous arrangement.  They are 2-3 cm long with a translucent window.

Flower:  White flowers with green veins are borne on an inflorescence that can be up to 25cm in height.

Propagation:  Seeds & Pups.

Cultivation:  Light shade, regular watering, light frost protection required.

Photographer: Etwin Aslander