Tulista pumila 'Tenshi no Namida'
Haworthia pumila 'Tenshi no Namida', Tulista pumila 'Tears of Angels', Haworthia pumila 'Tears of Angels', Haworthia pumila 'Angel's Tears'
This succulent is a Japanese cultivar of Tulista pumila.
Tulista pumila 'Tenshi no Namida', also known as Tulista pumila 'Tears of Angels', is a stunning succulent that forms small rosettes of green leaves with white irregular bumps. The leaves are tough, upright, sometimes incurved, and pointed.
This cultivar was formerly known as Haworthia pumila 'Tenshi no Namida' or Haworthia pumila 'Tears of Angels'.
How to Grow and Care for Tulista pumila 'Tenshi no Namida'
Light: Tulistas tolerate full sun, but they prefer semi-shaded positions. Any window in your home or office is likely to be an appropriate setting for Tulistas.
Soil: Use a commercial soil mix formulated for succulents or make your own well-draining potting mix.
Hardiness: Tulista pumila 'Tenshi no Namida' can withstand temperatures as low as 30 to 50 °F (-1.1 to 10 °C), USDA hardiness zones 10a to 11b.
Watering: In spring and fall, when the growth is most active, water Tulistas thoroughly, then wait until the top of the soil dries out before watering again. Water your plants less during the winter when their growth slows down significantly. During the hottest summer months, when Tulistas are mostly dormant, water just enough to keep the leaves from shriveling.
Fertilizing: Tulistas do not require much fertilizer. However, for optimum growth, fertilization is a good idea. Feed during the growing season with a weak fertilizer solution. Do not fertilize during the winter.
Repotting: When it begins to outgrow its pot, repot your Tulista in a new shallow and slightly larger pot with fresh soil. The best time to repot is in the spring or early summer.
Propagation: Using seeds or offsets are the most frequently used methods.
Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Tulista.
Toxicity of Tulista pumila 'Tenshi no Namida'
Tulistas are generally non-toxic to humans and animals.
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