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Cotyledon tomentosa

Native range: South Africa

Known names: Bear's Paw

Hardiness: Best to keep above freezing

Mature Size: Forms a small cluster, ~8" tall, can be taller with age. 

Light: Full sun - light shade, afternoon shade is best. 

Water: Drought tolerant but appreciates water during hotter seasons. Maybe every other week during summer, once a month in winter.

Soil: Succulent mix, add sand. 

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: Caution. 

Plant Size: 2.5" pot


Cotyledon tomentosa might be one of the cutest plant around! This plant caught my attention years ago when I didn't realize my love for plants. The leaves are thick and fleshy and they resemble cartoon bear paws! I've grown one for about a decade now and it just gets ever-so-slightly taller each year. Very cute. 

Cotyledon tomentosa (Bear Paw Succulent) [2.5"]

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