Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus



Haworthia retusa is known succulent to have shiny, green star-shaped rosettes.

Sr Item name
1 Haworthia retusa, Star Cactus – Succulent Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

It is a small, rosette-forming succulent that is perennial. The leaves are thick, triangular, translucent, and green in color. The species has leaf-top windows, which are shiny.

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Common Name Star Cactus, Window Succulent
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 10 cm
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Spring to summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Keep in a bright sunny location.

Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.

Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.

Water the plant in the morning, between 8 to 10 am.

Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark rooms.

While repotting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.

Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept indoors and growing outside do mulching.
Haworthia Retusa Care
In cultivation, it can form an offset, and even form clumps. Its natural habitat is lower hills and flat terrain.

Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.

Re-pot with the following proportions:3 parts of potting soil,1 part of grit (pumice),1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,1/2 part of the compost etc.

Sunlight Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
Soil Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
Temperature Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer No need for much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

Haworthia Retusa Special Feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Haworthia Retusa Uses
Ornamental Use:

  • Its color and appearance is appreciated by the various gardens


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