- Gasteria Little Warty Plant Description
- Gasteria Little Warty Plant Specs and Regions
- Gasteria Little Warty Water & Light Recommendations
- Check Your Zone
Gasteria "Little Warty" is a star-shaped plant with thick fleshy leaves. An interesting variety to collect, with over 20 species. If exposed to full sun the margins on their leaves will develop a red hue. Gasteria leaves are very thick and use them to store water for long periods of time. This beautiful rare succulent is textured with small round bumps that cover the entire plant. Suitable to grow indoors by a window.
Native to: South Africa
Zone: 10, 11, 12
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: low indoor light
Bloomtime: late Winter through early Spring
Bloom Color: pink
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks. Avoiding letting water sit in the rosette.
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.