Faucaria tigrina - Tiger's Jaw
This little plant from South-West Africa hides in rock and scree deserts, just like its relatives, the living stones.
Their most obvious feature are the dentate leaf-pairs, which look like the wid open maw of a predator
English name: Tiger's Jaw
Botanical name: Faucaria tigrina
Origin: South-West Africa
Age: approx. 2 years
Total height: 6-8cm
Placement: light and warm spot near a window
can be placed outside during summer, yet needs to be slowly accustomed to the bright sun
Water: summer: no more that once a week
winter: in its restingphase water considerably less - or, when it a cold room, not at all.
In any case: only water again after the the soil has dried completely
Fertilization: In summer every 3-4 weeks - in winter don't fertilize at all