ALSO HAWORTHIAS WITH SHORT COMMENTARY ON DESERT PLANTS
Haworthia truncata - North of Dysslesdorp
Haworthia truncata variety truncata (VDV 120) are robust growers. The older plants sucker quite prolifically.
Many plants have attractive irregular leaf edges, while others are smoother. There is great variation within the population.
The top of this plant was damaged by grazing predators. Somewhat shrunken after the long summer heat, these plants often recover quickly after a good autumn rain.
Like most H truncata the plants prefer areas of brown ferri-crete stone (Afrikaans: ysterklip).