Friday, September 2, 2011

Haworthia lockwoodii

Though Haworthia lockwoodii is from the dry areas south of Laingsburg in the Great Karoo in South Africa, a summer rainfall area, these plants prefer to grow in winter. The most distinguishing charactistic is the drying back of the leaf tips during the summer. Considered more difficult than most Haworthias, since they are prone to rot if over-watered, it's a plant that's well worth the challenge.
They don't produce offsets and are even difficult from leaf cuttings, they are mostly grown from seed. These particular plants are grown from seed from the Floriskraal locality in South Africa and are showing the typical summer appearance.


  1. Looks like an interesting succulent. I have issues with succulents....hit or miss. I am figuring out which ones do well for me now here in Tucson. Have a great weekend.

  2. Thanks. Hope you can figure out your succulent issues. And have a good holiday.