Faucaria tuberculosa 'Super Warty'
Faucaria felina subsp. tuberculosa 'Super Warty', Faucaria tuberculosa f. monstruosa
Faucaria tuberculosa 'Super Warty', also known as Faucaria felina subsp. tuberculosa 'Super Warty', is a small clump-forming succulent with fleshy leaves covered in large, tangled warts, giving it the appearance of a strange green marine creature
The flowers have yellow petals that also bent out of their normal shape. They need full sun to open fully and often do not open at all if the weather is cloudy or if they are in the shade.
USDA hardiness zones 9b to 11b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
How to Grow and Care
Faucarias are mostly spring and fall growers. They need good drainage. With a bit of shade, they will do just fine, even with extreme heat. Like many other mesembs, the stems die when they lack water, and some rosettes are not connected to the roots by any living tissue. When found in time, the rosettes can be used as cuttings and kept in the shade in a barely moistened medium until the temperature cools down in the fall.
They bloom for several months in the fall or the beginning of winter. The flowers open around midday and close in the late afternoon. They often don't open if the weather is cloudy or if they are in the shade.
Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Faucaria.
This succulent is a monstrose cultivar of Faucaria tuberculosa.
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