About Haworthia fasciata 'Big Band'
Haworthiopsis fasciata is native to South Africa, formerly known as Haworthia fasciata. It is small in size with a rosette of stiff leaves in the shape of long triangles. Many white lines or dots on each dark green leaf are consistent with a zebra's characteristics. White flowers grow on the ends of slender straw-like stems in late summer and early fall.
How to care for Haworthia fasciata 'Big Band'
Haworthiopsis fasciata is relatively easy to breed. It needs about 4 to 6 hours of direct sunlight per day, and for the rest of the day, it can be partially shaded or does not need too much indirect light exposure. Therefore, it is suitable for a window where it can always enjoy sufficient indirect light outdoors and on a balcony. Although Haworthiopsis fasciata can handle high levels of heat pretty well, Its cold resistance is not outstanding, so it is wise to bring it indoors for protection in winter.Soil/Pot:
Haworthiopsis fasciata prefers well-ventilated soil, allowing its roots to breathe more freely and thrive. You can make your well-drained potting mix
or buy professional ready-to-use soil
for succulents. Choose the right size pot
with drainage holes. You should know the soil is moist enough once the water runs out of the holes when watering.Watering:
Haworthiopsis fasciata is a succulent very suitable for beginners
. They are easy to grow, preferring a well-draining soil mix. After receiving it, it will store water on its juicy leaves so it can tolerate a certain degree of drought. So you only need to water it when the soil is completely dry. It is a surefire way to keep it from dying due to overwatering
Primary color: dark green
Secondary color: white/brown
Bloom color: purple/lavender
Cold hardiness: Zone 10a-11b(from 30F to 50F)
Product format: 4" pot
Suitability: Balcony, Window, Garden
Propagation: stem cutting, offset
Special characteristic: easy to propagate