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Haworthia truncata Hakua Live Succulent Growing in a 2.5 Inch

Haworthia truncata Hakua Live Succulent Growing in a 2.5 Inch

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Haworthia truncata 'Hakua' is a unique and sought-after cultivar of the Haworthia truncata species, which is part of the Asphodelaceae family. Known for its striking appearance and distinct features,

'Hakua' displays a symmetrical and compact rosette-like form. Its leaves are typically triangular, truncated at the tips (hence the name 'truncata'), and organized in opposite pairs along the stem. The leaves have translucent areas near the tips that allow light to pass through, giving them a windowed or semi-transparent appearance. The coloration can vary, often showing shades of green, sometimes with hints of reddish-brown or coppery tones.

This cultivar tends to remain relatively small, usually reaching a size of about 3-4 inches (7.5-10 cm) in height and width.

Like most Haworthia, 'Hakua' prefers bright but indirect light. It does well when placed in partial shade or in locations with filtered sunlight. These plants thrive in well-draining soil mixtures specifically formulated for succulents. They are also well-suited to indoor environments and can be grown in containers or pots.

Haworthia truncata 'Hakua' has typical water needs for a succulent. It prefers moderate watering, allowing the soil to dry out between watering to prevent root rot. During the growing season, water when the soil is dry, but reduce watering in the dormant months.

Propagation of Haworthia truncata 'Hakua' can be achieved through offsets or leaf cuttings. Offsets, which are small plantlets that grow around the base of the mother plant, can be carefully removed and replanted. Leaf cuttings can also be taken and allowed to callus before planting in a suitable succulent potting mix.

The translucent "windows" or leaf tips that allow light to penetrate give 'Hakua' a distinctive appearance, making it highly prized among collectors. This trait is an adaptation that allows the plant to maximize light absorption while reducing water loss.

Haworthia truncata 'Hakua' is a captivating succulent prized for its unusual appearance and relatively straightforward care requirements. It's a visually striking addition to succulent collections, providing interest and beauty with its geometrically arranged leaves and translucent leaf tips.

This is for the a plant similar to the one shown growing in a 2.5" container shipped bare root. All of our plants are grown in the beautiful Temecula Valley in sunny Southern California, and we ship within the United States. Shipping is done Monday thru Friday. Heat packs are available at $3 each and they add a half pound to shipping weight.
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