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Haworthia Truncata 'Himekami' Live Succulent Growing in a 2.5 Inch

Haworthia Truncata 'Himekami' Live Succulent Growing in a 2.5 Inch

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Haworthia truncata 'Himekami' is a captivating cultivar of the Haworthia truncata species, renowned for its distinctive appearance and unique leaf structure. As with other members of the Haworthia genus, this cultivar is a succulent plant characterized by its rosette-like growth pattern and specific leaf arrangement.

'Himekami' showcases a compact rosette of triangular-shaped leaves arranged in an almost stacked or layered manner. The leaves are flat-topped and truncated at the tips, giving them a square or rectangular appearance. Each leaf typically features translucent areas near the tips that allow light to penetrate, aiding in photosynthesis.

The unique leaf arrangement of 'Himekami' resembles a geometrical pattern, with the leaves growing in a way that creates a stacked, architectural look. The leaves have flattened surfaces with distinct lines or ridges, and they often exhibit a whitish or pale green coloration with transparent tips.

This cultivar tends to remain relatively small, with individual rosettes reaching sizes of about 2-3 inches (5-8 cm) in diameter.

The name 'Himekami' doesn’t have a direct translation but can be roughly interpreted as "Princess of the Gods" in Japanese. This name choice might reflect the plant's distinctive and elegant appearance, akin to a prized gem among succulent enthusiasts.

Like other Haworthia, 'Himekami' prefers bright, indirect light and can thrive both indoors and outdoors. It requires well-draining soil and should be watered moderately, allowing the soil to dry out between watering to prevent root rot. It's recommended to avoid overwatering, especially during the dormant months.

'Himekami' can be propagated through offsets, which are small offshoots or pups that develop around the base of the mother plant. These offsets can be carefully separated and replanted in suitable succulent potting mixtures.

Haworthia truncata 'Himekami' is prized among succulent enthusiasts for its striking and almost architectural appearance. Its unique leaf structure, compact growth habit, and intriguing geometric pattern make it a sought-after addition to succulent collections. The name 'Himekami' further adds a touch of mystique and charm to this already captivating cultivar.

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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