Faucaria tigrina
Faucaria tigrina
Faucaria tigrina
Faucaria tigrina
Faucaria tigrina
Faucaria tigrina

Faucaria Tigrina Tiger Jaws

(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).

Faucaria Tigrina comes from the Aizoaceae family and is commonly known as “Tiger Jaws”. A native of South Africa, this succulent grows up to 6 inches in height. The summer-dormant plant grows between rocks in the moisture available within its sub-tropical climate.

Growth Rate

Faucaria tigrina grows slowly.


These plants bloom in gorgeous red, orange, and yellow colors from May to June.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This succulent needs water when the topsoil gets dry. During winters, it needs less water, and overwatering during the winter season will damage the plant.


Tiger Jaw needs all the essential nutrients within the soil. Non-peat-based compost, one part coarse sand and second part soil help to grow these plants quickly. 


This wonderful houseplant belongs to the hardiness zone of 9a and has a frost tolerance of -6.7° C (19.94° F).


Faucaria tigrina needs full sunlight to grow. 


The propagation method of this variety is done from seeds. Simply remove the offsets by hand, which are attached to the parent plant. 

Faucaria Tigrina “Tiger Jaws” is a unique species with attractive toothed leaves and a ​​fleshy jaw. Get this amazing succulent to beautify your home or garden.

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

Blooming Season May-june
Common Name Tiger-jaws
Dormancy Summer
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Red/orange and yellow
Frost Tolerance -6.7° C
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9a
Height 6 "
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Faucaria tigrina
Shape Rosette
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Frank A.
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Unespected: Just what I was hoping for!

Looked to be a bit of an Oddity on-line, and arrived as Wonderfully so! Fortunate timing, as on beautiful mid-bloom was present at delivery, and two more have appeared in the 10 days since. The Packaging of this and the other plants of my order was (again) Most Excellent!

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If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

*PLEASE NOTE- If you are ordering both CACTI/SUCCULENTS and HOUSEPLANTS, you will need to purchase BOTH heat packs above to your cart.


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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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