Haworthia Limifolia or Fairies Washboard plants are charming, compact succulent plants. It rarely exceeds four inches in a potted container, making it the perfect addition to a window sill or desk.
The name pronounced with the names such as Fairies Washboard, Fairy washboard and Haworthiopsis limifolia. It belongs to the Haworthiopsis genus, which includes the popular zebra cactus. These plants, native to South Africa were first cultivated in the early 1900s. In less than a hundred years, the Haworthia plants found their way to homes across the globe. Unlike other Haworthia plant varieties, the plant tends to grow quickly but remains small. It rarely grows bigger than four inches in diameter and more than a few inches tall. It features a rosette of triangular leaves with distinct ridges. These distinct ridges resemble the texture of a washboard, giving it the common name – Fairies Washboard.