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Faucaria felina ssp. tuberculosa
Scientific Name: Faucaria felina ssp. tuberculosa (Rolfe) Groen.
Synonym: Mesembryanthemum tuberculosum, Faucaria tuberculosa
Family: Aizoaceae
Faucaria  felina  ssp. tuberculosa Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Take a short period of light frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

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)

Growth Habits:

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)

Fruiting Habits:

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