One of the many outstanding Haworthia cooperi varieties, venusta is a must have plant.
This is a plant that grows well indoors, is easy care and with those wonderful crystal windows looks great in just about any container.
Haworthia cooperi var. venusta is a slow growing succulent, clump forming over time.
It features triangular leaves covered with a silvery white indumentum (small fuzzy hairs). The leaves themselves being a clear green / blue, that can reach around 1.5 inches (4 cm)in length.
This is a plant that requires a warm climate, it will not handle frosts and freezes, however as it grows well in low light, it can easily be grown indoors.
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How to Grow and Care
- Haworthia cooperi var. venusta is a succulent that is easy care, a position on a windowsill or table near a window that does not receive direct sun is ideal.
- Watering is the next care aspect, the soil should always be allowed to dry between waterings and the pot should never be allowed to stand in saucers of water.
- Fertiliser is best applied when repotting, this encourages the roots to go searching for food. A 12 months slow release fertilise is suitable. A light application in the years between repotting can be beneficial. Over fertilisation should be avoided.
- You will need to repot Haworthia cooperi var. venusta every second year. A specialist succulent potting mix is recommended.
Full details of repotting are available on the Video.