Known by several common names including zebra cactus, pearl plant and cushion cactus this little star is super easy and adorbs. It’s so compact and fuss-free it makes a great desk companion or window-sill buddy. Experiment with different pots and vessels like a ceramic teacup or plant out several into a wide, shallow vessel for en masse interior landscaping.
Botanical name Haworthia spp.
Care requirements Easy
Light needs Bright light, avoiding harsh direct sunlight.
Water care Requires well-draining soil, like a cactus mix. Water only when the soil is dry.
Pet friendliness Not toxic to pets.
Helpful hint Look for a 65mm pot for your new little 60mm friend.