Haworthia turgida: How to Grow and Care for Haworthia turgida

Haworthia turgida Haworthia turgida

Scientific name: Haworthia turgida

Common name: Haworthia turgida

A wide, thick rosette is formed by a short, green Succulent. The leaves form a window that allows more sunlight to reach the plant. It is good for indoor growers and beginners.

Quick Look at Haworthia turgida

  • Full sun to partial shade
  • Typical water needs for a succulent
  • Plant grows up to 5″ (12.7 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 5″ (12.7 cm) wide
  • Zone 10a (Minimum 30° F | -1.1° C)
  • Not cold hardy
  • Propagation by offsets
  • Generally non-toxic
  • Winter Dormant

General Care for Haworthia turgida

Haworthia turgida thrives in either container gardens or outdoors. If grown in the ground, it creates clumps and spreads out in a mat.


Haworthia turgida has typical watering needs. The “soak and dry” method will allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

If you live in a zone that gets colder than 30 F, it’s best to plant this plant in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in both full and partial sun.

You can plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, place a room that gets a lot of sunlight near a southern-facing window.

How to Propagate Haworthia turgida

Haworthia turgida will produce small offsets, which will grow around the base of the plant. Pull these up and allow the offsets to dry for a couple of days before replanting.


  1. Haworthia turgida (Haworthia turgida) – Wikipedia

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