Haworthiopsis: How to Grow and Care for Baccata

Haworthiopsis Baccata

Scientific name: Haworthiopsis

Common name: Baccata

The small, dark greenSucculent has a tight rosette that grows upward. The leaves are triangle shaped with green or white bumps on the outside.

Quick Look at Haworthiopsis

  • Partial sun to partial shade
  • Typical water needs for a succulent
  • Plant grows up to 5″ (13 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 5″ (13 cm) wide
  • Zone 10a (Minimum 30° F | -1.1° C)
  • Not cold hardy
  • Propagation by offsets
  • Generally non-toxic to pets and people
  • Summer dormant

General Care for Haworthiopsis ‘Baccata’

Haworthiopsis ‘Baccata’ is a shade-loving succulent. As it grows, the offsets grow in the mounds.


There is a typical watering needs for a succulent. 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 (- 1.1 C), it’s best to plant this plant in a container that can be brought indoors. There is an area of your garden that gets bright shade.

How to Propagate Haworthiopsis ‘Baccata’

Haworthiopsis ‘Baccata’ can be grown from offsets.


To grow ‘Baccata’ from offsets, use a sterile knife or pair of scissors. Remove one of the offsets from the main plant and allow it to grow for a few days before planting well-draining soil.


  1. Haworthiopsis (Baccata) – Wikipedia

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