Stand your Gasteria carinat var. verrucosa somewhere warm and sunny - part shade is also tolerated.
The gasteria is an attractive houseplant for those difficult spots indoors, like full sun on the window-sill or above a radiator. Gasteria carinata var. verrucosa will thrive outdoors in the summer too, it just loves the sun! The more light it gets, the more it will grow new leaves!
Gasteria - PlantGasteria carinata var. verrucosa
Bring the greenery indoors
A sturdy houseplant originating in South Africa, the Gasteria (Gasteria carinat var. verrucusa) can handle quite a bit of sun and looks just lovely on the window-sill or any other spot indoors that gets lots of light. Gasteria can even go outdoors on the patio in the summer! A very decorative houseplant that will often flower again in the autumn.Show more
Show moreWater your gasteria (Gasteria carinata var. verrucosa) regularly but the potting compost must be kept on the dry side. Feed now and again in spring and summer with some liquid fertiliser and only water when again when the soil feels dry to the touch.
Encourage flowering by standing the plant in a cooler spot over the winter and do not water. This is not strictly necessary, but can help.
Be careful if your gasteria (Basteria carinata var. verrucosa) is on the patio as it definitely will not tolerate frost - take it indoors again before it gets too cold!
Show moreGasteria grows in the wild, in the warm and dry regions of South Africa.
Gasteria is classified as Xanthorrhoeaceae.