There are a couple of varieties and subspecies that you will find for the Zebra plant. During the growing season, from spring to autumn, it can be deep watered. The white tubercles that give the plant its name distinguish them from similar-looking aloe plants. The most preferred species in the Eastern Cape seem to be H. attenuata, whereas there is a preference for H. limifolia outside of the Eastern Cape. This plant is sometimes mistaken for and sold under the much rarer species Haworthiopsis fasciata– they can be distinguished by the fact that H. attenuata has a bumpy surface all around its leaves while H. fasciata's upper leaf surfaces are smooth. It can vary between green and yellow tones depending on how much sunlight it gets. The upper leaf surfaces are marked with non-confluent, white tubercles with considerable variation between different clones. Haworthia attenuata var. Haworthiopsis attenuata f. tanba f/ Enon: An easy grower that makes an adorable house plant.This miniature cultivar has firm, green leaves speckled with raised white dots. A popular succulent species native to South Africa. Haworthia attenuata Haworth 1812 Includes many fomerly separate species currently lumped into just two varieties: H. attenuata var attenuata and H. attenuata var. Haworthiopsis attenuata, formerly known as Haworthia attenuata, is the kind of succulent whose bark is worse than its bite, as the plant has a spiky look but no thorns or sharp spines to threaten an inquisitive touch. Haworthiopsis attenuata var. radula. Haworthia is a delightful little succulent that makes a very attractive small houseplant. Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Sep 29, 2018 8:42 PM. glabrata, 'Concolor' has notably long, slender leaves that are speckled with lots of tiny white dots. H. attenuata is frost hardy and mine has weathered night temperatures down into the low 20s without cover. These small, low growing plants form rosettes of fleshy green leaves that are generously covered with white, pearly warts or bands, giving them a distinctive appearance. Haworthiopsis attenuata (Haworthia attenuata) Photo by: Cactus Art This is a striking plant with pointed leaves banded with white transversal stripes and spots that forms fast beautiful clusters. The foliage can shade between lime and dark green and has a bumpy texture. It is highly variable and offsets profusely with several forms, variety and cultivars. Both top and bottom surfaces of the leaves are decorated with small white tubercles or ridges, though the bottoms have more of these features, which give the plant its zebra look. Haworthiopsis is a genus of 18 dwarf succulents formerly belonging to the genus Haworthia.All species are native to southern Africa and restricted to South Africa, Namibia, as well as Swaziland, and possibly Mozambique.. Gordon Rowley erected the genus in 2013. Some of the common types are discussed underneath. Positive: On May 11, 2011, nmcnear from Novato, CA (Zone 10a) wrote: radula. Its type species is Haworthiopsis coarctata.. Haworthiopsis attenuata 'Concolor': A distinctive plant with an elegant form and patterning.Thought by some to be a cultivar of H. attenuata var. Growing Haworthia Attenuata in Your Home May 20, 2020 steven 0 Comments If you’re looking for a striking but simple plant that’s perfect for an office desk, kitchen, or succulent planter, look no further than Haworthia attenuata, or the zebra plant. Haworthiopsis species are heavily traded for medicinal purposes and can usually be found in large numbers in muthi markets. 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