Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert
Faucaria tigrina - Planet Desert

Faucaria tigrina

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Faucaria tigrina

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

This plant is also known as Tiger's Jaws It has a thick triangular leaves with pointed fleshy parts, making them look like open jaws. Faucarias are generally easy to grow. Inside they grow fine on windowsills, and will even bloom, if they get enough direct sunlight.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9b-11
Frost tolerance: Take a short period of light frost
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Full sun
Origin: South Africa (Eastern Cape Province: Albany)
Growth habits: Succulent rosettes of triangular leaves, builds woody stems with age
Watering needs: Opportunistic grower, water whenever the soil mixture is dry. Too much water makes it become too large.
Cultural practices: Faucarias become woody and untidy as they age. New plants can be started by cuttings a rosette and planting it.
Blooming habits: The Faucaria tigrina has large 2" in diameter yellow flowers (5 cm) in late autumn, early winter. They need full sun to open, open around noon and close at night.

 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

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