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.
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
|Flower||Red/orange and yellow|
|Frost Tolerance||-6.7° C|
|Scientific Name||Faucaria tigrina|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|