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Haworthia aranea
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Distribution: Africa: South Africa: Western Cape:


The plants are attractive and prefer shady south facing cliffs on mountain slopes and hillsides.The natural distribution of Haworthia aranea is mainly between Oudtshoorn and east of De Rust. Numerous forms exist that link the plants to other related species e.g. Haworthia lanosa.

Haworthia aranea is not difficult to cultivate, but the plants hate to remain wet at the base for an extended period of time.


Haworthia aranea
Haworthia aranea near Matjiesvlei.



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