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How do you take care of a bear paw plant?

Last Updated: 30th January, 2020

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Bear paws grow in bright shaded areas where they rarely receive direct sunlight. Outdoors, plant them in slightly sandy, well-drained soil where water doesn't collect after rain or irrigation. Potted plants require a container with at least one bottom drainage hole.

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Simply so, how do you propagate a bear paw?

The best way to propagate your Bear's Paw is by cuttings. Just cut a stem from the main plant and allow it to callous over for a few days. Then you just place it in some well draining soil and wait for the magic to happen.

Additionally, why are my succulents leaves falling off? Giving succulents too much water too often will swell their leaves and, if they do not get a chance to dry out, cause them to drop off the plant. Wait until soil is almost completely dry and the leaves look a little limp before watering, then water thoroughly, until you see trickles coming out of the bottom of the pot.

In respect to this, are Bear Paw succulents poisonous?

Bear's Paw” is an adorable succulent that is easy to care for. It does require lots of light, so keep this in mind when planting. It's a great succulent for beginner growers. *While Cotyledon tomentosa “Bear's Paw” is generally considered non-toxic, there have been reports that it can be mildly toxic.

How do you take care of a zebra cactus?

The succulents need little water and almost no maintenance.

  1. Plant the zebra cactus in well-draining soil. Amend the soil with perlite, vermiculite or coarse sand to improve drainage.
  2. Cover the roots with soil.
  3. Water the zebra plants sparingly.
  4. Fertilize once a month during times of active growth.

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