Faucaria sp. (Tiger Jaws) is a small plant native to South Africa. It grows to a height of 2 to 5 feet and loves full sun. It requires moderate water when actively growing in the spring and fall but its leaves can survive dry conditions for a long time. Its ornamental foliage has a yellow to orange color. During the growing season, it produces bright yellow and orange flowers which contrasts with its foliage.
Faucaria sp. (Tiger Jaws) is ideal for USDA Zones 9-11 and can be grown in a pot even in cold climates. To ensure the best growth, never let the soil become soggy or too dry; water about once a week. As for fertilizer, use a diluted liquid fertilizer during the spring and summer months. Since Faucaria sp. (Tiger Jaws) is a desert plant, it should be planted in an area with good drainage. During cooler months, it is best to provide some protection from frost.