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Faucaria Genus

Tiger jaws

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Faucaria genus (Tiger jaws). This is a clump forming perennials succulent from South Africa. It will bear bright green leaves which are three-sided, triangular solid and fleshy leaves, which are heavily toothed along their margins. The flowers open in shades of yellow, pink or white in the summertime. These dwarf plants are ideal for a raised rockery or desert garden.

Characteristics

Perennials, Succulents or Cactus

Other common names

Tiger's chaps, Wolfchop

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Raised rockery or desert garden

Cultivation

They are frost tender, min 6C, they will require full sun and well drained soil. Keep dry in winter and water sparingly in spring.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds or stem cuttings in the spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to green fly.

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