Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 9b-11
Frost Tolerance: Take a short period of light frost
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Heat Tolerance: Good to questionable, but need water every few days in summer in Phoenix
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Origin: South Africa (Cape Province: Bedford)
Watering Needs: Keep rather dry when not growing
This Faucaria is one of the easiest to identify, since it is the only one with white tubercles on the top of the leaves. As the other Tiger Jaws, it needs full sun for the flowers to open fully.
Blooming Habits: Large yellow, red tipped flower, 1.6 inches in diameter (4 cm)Back to TucsonJen's Journal homepage.