Asked by: Cleiton Risotohome and garden landscaping
Is kalanchoe a succulent?
Last Updated: 4th May, 2020
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Herein, how do you care for a kalanchoe succulent?
- Select an area with plenty of sunlight and light, sandy soil. Use cactus mix to amend the soil if it's too heavy.
- Water kalanchoe when the soil feels dry, but avoid wetting the leaves.
- Trim off any dead or wilting flowers at their stems.
- Fertilize kalanchoe during periods of new growth.
One may also ask, what to do with kalanchoe after flowering? Pinch back or deadhead flowers to encourage more blooms. After deadheading, give the plant a break and reduce watering. Most kalanchoes will re-bloom, usually during shorter days and longer nights, between fall and spring.
is a kalanchoe plant indoor or outdoor?
While usually grown as a houseplant, the succulent perennials of the Kalanchoe family can grow outside in regions with warm or mild winters. Climate needs vary by species, so to grow outdoors you need make sure the kalanchoe plant you choose can survive.
How do you keep kalanchoe blooming?
Place the plant in a closet or under a box for 14 hours and provide 10 hours of bright light. Keep the plant warm and away from drafts. Do not water or feed the plant for 6 weeks, as it is dormant. As soon as you see flower buds, move the plant to brighter lighting and resume watering.