Plant Care Bear's Paw Succulent
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Bear's Paw Succulent

5.0 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Bear's Paw Succulent has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Bear's Paw Succulent has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Kitten Paw

Taxonomy

Cotyledon tomentosa
Cotyledon
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Bear's Paw Succulent has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Bear's Paw Succulent has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Bear's Paw Succulent has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Bear's Paw Succulent has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Bear's Paw Succulent has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Succulentjade avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Bear's Paw Succulent named Bees? by Succulentjade on Greg, the plant care app
03/08/2021

Beautiful succulent that really does look like bears paws! Gets its brown tips pretty easy if given the right sun and conditions! I love it

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@Wingsofwarr…
Harrison Township, MI
Rating of the plant Bear's Paw Succulent named Gerome by Wingsofwarriors on Greg, the plant care app
03/05/2021

Sometimes it grows a little weird but it makes it unique.

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@Alexandra
Wolcott, CT
Rating of the plant Bear's Paw Succulent named Little Bear by Alexandra on Greg, the plant care app
04/01/2021

Do not overwater! Very easy, low maintenance plant 😁

How to care for Bear's Paw Succulent

Water

How often to water your Bear's Paw Succulent

Water needs for Bear's Paw Succulent
0.5 cups
every 9

Bear's Paw Succulent needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Bear's Paw Succulent

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Bear's Paw Succulent in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bear's Paw Succulent: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bear's Paw Succulent may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bear's Paw Succulent in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bear's Paw Succulent

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bear's Paw Succulent: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bear's Paw Succulent after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Bear's Paw Succulent

Bear's Paw Succulent

Bear's Paw Succulent


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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