Tigers Jaw Succulent
Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants,  Succulents and Cacti

Tigers Jaw Succulent

Welcome to our guide to the Tigers Jaw Succulent, all you need to know to care and propagate this plant, including soil, water, light and humidity.

Tigers Jaw Succulent Care Summary

Light needs:Bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Let soil dry out before watering again, check it each week.
Fertilizer:A cactus and succulent feed in the summer months, every 3 weeks.
Soil:A dedicated succulent soil mix.
Temperature:21°C-27°C (70°F-80°F).
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Other names:Faucaria tigrina.
Common issues:Overwatering.


A really small and spiney succulent know for it’s teeth like leaves. It’s a really popular and for good reason, it looks amazing.

See also: Succulent Soil, Trachyandra Tortilis, Snake Plant Care (Dracaena Trifasciata), Rhipsalis Paradoxa, Aeonium Canariense, Whale Fin Plant, Propagating Succulents In Water, Sansevieria Fernwood.

Light Needs

Keep it in a bright spot: bright indirect sunlight is best, and even some direct is ok.

How Often To Water Tigers Jaw Succulent

Let the soil dry out completely before watering it again, check it each week.


You don’t need to feed them, but you can use a cactus and succulent feed to encourage growth in the summer months, every 3 weeks or so.


Use a dedicated succulent soil mix.

When to Repot Tigers Jaw Succulent

Repot when they outgrow their current pot, it won’t be every year, but you can check them yearly just in case and move them up a size when they get crowded.


40% is fine, they don’t need any extra humidity.


21°C-27°C (70°F-80°F) in the day, try to keep it above 10°C (50°F) at night.

How to Propagate Tigers Jaw Succulent

Propagate with a stem cutting, let is callous over for 3 days or so to reduce the chance of rot, then you can pot it up ins oil and keep humid until it roots. It can take 2 or 3 months to root and produce new growth form the top of the plant.

Tigers Jaw Succulent Squishy

They can go squishy from overwatering. If it is at in wet soil, take it out of the soil and let the roots dry out. Make sure you are letting the soil dry out before watering the plant again.

Is Tigers Jaw Succulent Toxic?

They are non-toxic to pets and humans.

Other Names

Faucaria tigrina

Where To Buy

Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.

FAQs and Common Problems

Over watering is a big issue, make sure you check the soil before watering again, especially in the winter months when it needs less water. .

Other Articles You Might Like

There you have it, here ends our guide to this beautiful plant. You might also like our other articles:

Succulent Soil, Snake Plant Care (Dracaena Trifasciata), Whale Fin Plant, Propagating Succulents In Water.

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