Adorable ‘bear claw’ succulents are fuzzy to the touch


If you’re looking for a low-maintenance way to add some greenery to your home, succulents may be the answer. Plant lovers of all kinds can easily take care of them, but not all of them are the same. “Bear claw” succulents have a delightful look and quality to them that will make you want to become a plant parent.

What Are “Bear Claws”?

Cotyledon tomentosa succulents, commonly known as “bear claw” succulents have a unique look that can bring a fun splash of color to any space.

Succulents are adorably fuzzy plants, but “bear claws” have other features that add to their cuteness. At the end of their chubby leaves are bright red tips. Bright orange bell-shaped flowers bloom from “bear claws” in the spring, making these plants that much more beautiful.


How Do You Care For “Bear Claws”?

Like many other kinds of succulents, “bear claws” are relatively easy to care for. But that all depends on where you’re keeping this plant. If it’s indoors, make sure you place them in sunlight for at least six hours a day. Leaving them by a window should be an easy solution to this. If your “Bear Claw” is an addition for your outdoor space, place it in a spot that can be shaded from the sun. These plants can burn if left in direct sunlight.

Soil is also an important factor in “bear claw” health. They survive best in well-draining soil. Succulents store water in their leaves. That’s what gives their leaves a thicker look, but that also means these plants need soil that won’t allow water to pool around their roots. Too much water can cause succulents to rot.

Where Can You Buy “Bear Claws”?

Quarantine still has many of us living life indoors. Luckily, many online retailers have succulents for sale. Etsy and Amazon are great examples of retailers where you can pick up a plant of your very own.

This “bear claw” is available at KelsSucculentShop for $8. This can be a great size and price for someone just starting out with succulents or who wants something small to add a little color to their room.


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Will you add one of these adorable succulents to your home or patio?


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