Variegated Bear Paw Succulent

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  •  Cotyledon tomentosa subsp. ladismithiensis, native to South Africa, is also known as Cotyledon Bear Paw or Bear’s Paw.

     It is a succulent shrublet up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall. It is densely branched and covered with fine tiny white hairs, giving it a velvety look. The leaves are up to 2 inches (5 cm) long, fleshy, lime-green, with creamy yellow variegation and sometimes reddish tips. These leaves usually have from 1 to 3 apical teeth, resembling the "bear claws".

     Cotyledon Bear's Paw produces clusters of yellow to orange-red bell-shaped flowers in late spring.

     All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
  •  Porous.

     Bright light and ample airflow.

     Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch then let drain completely.

     Feed with a controlled-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season.

     Sempervivum Grape Tone can easily be propagated by separating and replanting offsets in planting medium.
  • Zone 8a to 11b: from 10 °F (-12.2 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
  • Your plant will be meticulously bubblewrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Most 2" plants are shipped in their original plastic pot with soil. Fragile and big 4" plants are shipped bareroot to ensure their safety. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). Here is our blog about the shipping process and packaging. We do not ship outside of the continental United States.
  • We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants! Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. If you receive your package and are not satisfied, please message us immediately. Fragile plants such as bearpaw, baby toe, etc. may break or loose a few of their leaves during transport. Please contact us for replacements if your plants are severely damaged. We'll try our best to accommodate you. Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grown in, depending on availability or time of year.
  • Provide porous soil with adequate drainage, pots with drainage hole are recommended. Bright, filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Never let your succulents sit in water. Do NOT water on the leaves. If you water from beneath by letting the plant sit in a saucer of water, make sure to pour off any excess water after a few minutes. The hotter it is outside, the faster your soil will dry out, so you’ll need to water more often if you live in a hot area. Water with caution in winter, as the plant can lose its roots if the soil stays cold and wet for extended periods; protect from frost to prevent scarring.

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DC
07/22/2019
Debra C.
United States

Bear Claw

I used to be a candle attack, but now I am a succulent addict! How could I not with all this good service and products!

DW
03/02/2019
Deborah W.
United States

I love your plants

Just received my third order! Plants arrived in great condition

MH
02/04/2019
Marti-Heather H.
United States

Bear Paws

Plants arrived in a timely manner and in great condition. All are thriving.