Faucaria candida
Faucaria candida
Faucaria candida
Faucaria candida

Faucaria candida belongs to the Aizoaceae family and has a common name ‘Tiger jaws’. It is a large, diverse group mostly originating from Somalia. This thick winter-dormant succulent plant grows up to the height of 10 cm.

Growth Rate

The growth of Tiger jaws is slow.

Flowering

The flowers bloom in the maroon shade from September to November. The interesting part of the blooms is that they open in the afternoon, and their bud close in the evening.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This perennial succulent should be watered properly during the growing season. Allow it to dry out before the next watering. In the summer season, fertilize the plant every 15 days.

Soil

Faucaria candida needs well-drained soil for good drainage.

Hardiness

The hardiness of the plant is 11a to 11b, with a frost tolerance temperature of 10° C (50° F).

Light

The Tiger jaw plant needs full sunlight as it helps it grow properly.

Propagation

Faucaria candida is easily propagated through seeds and cuttings.

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

Bloom Season Late autumn winter
Botanical Name Faucaria candida
Common Name Tiger jaws
Dormancy Winter
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Maroon, pink, white
Genus Faucaria
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 6 in. tall, 2 in. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By cuttings, offsets
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features fallflowering (opening in afternoon, closing at dusk)
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets
Watering Needs Moderate

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Faucaria candida

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Faucaria candida belongs to the Aizoaceae family and has a common name ‘Tiger jaws’. It is a large, diverse group mostly originating from Somalia. This thick winter-dormant succulent plant grows up to the height of 10 cm.

Growth Rate

The growth of Tiger jaws is slow.

Flowering

The flowers bloom in the maroon shade from September to November. The interesting part of the blooms is that they open in the afternoon, and their bud close in the evening.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This perennial succulent should be watered properly during the growing season. Allow it to dry out before the next watering. In the summer season, fertilize the plant every 15 days.

Soil

Faucaria candida needs well-drained soil for good drainage.

Hardiness

The hardiness of the plant is 11a to 11b, with a frost tolerance temperature of 10° C (50° F).

Light

The Tiger jaw plant needs full sunlight as it helps it grow properly.

Propagation

Faucaria candida is easily propagated through seeds and cuttings.

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

Bloom Season Late autumn winter
Botanical Name Faucaria candida
Common Name Tiger jaws
Dormancy Winter
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Maroon, pink, white
Genus Faucaria
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 6 in. tall, 2 in. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By cuttings, offsets
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features fallflowering (opening in afternoon, closing at dusk)
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets
Watering Needs Moderate

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