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How to Care and Propagate Kalanchoe Plant

How to propagate Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe is a succulent flowering plant that is native to Madagascar. The plant produces small flowers with four pointed petals on each blossom. The flowers come in a wide range of colors, including red, orange, pink, violet and white. The plant is propagated by taking cuttings off the mother plant.Kalanchoe

How To Propagate Succulents Fast And Easy

How To Propagate Succulents Fast And Easy

How to propagate succulent from leaves. Propagating succulent from leaves is a simple task that requires few simple tips.Propagating succulents from leaves can be done all year around. However, in colder climate or in winters, it gives much better result.For example, you can try propagate four types of

Reasons most succulent growing tips do not work

Reasons Succulent growing tips are not working

There are thousands, if not tens of thousands of succulent varieties and more hybrids are being created every day. It's no surprise that we're not familiar with all the individual types, but there are some that are more common.I want to give you a little insight into the specific care

Important factors for growing succulents

Important factors for growing succulents

The two most important things about succulents are:Direct sunlight—succulents must have several hours per day of direct sunlight. Indirect light, even bright light, just doesn’t do the job. Certain genera, such as Haworthia (photo, above, at Malone’s Greenhouse, Charlotte NC) and Gasteria, do pretty well with 3 or 4 hours of direct midday sun, and bright

Are succulents ideal for indoor growing?

Are succulents ideal for indoor growing?

Succulent plants are not ideal for indoor growing, especially at desks. Unless you have a sophisticated LED lighting setup, it is not recommended. Succulents need a lot of natural sunlight, ventilation and in some species even a differential in outdoor temps to ensure that they flower or produce more pups

How can succulents change color?

How can succulents change color?

Today succulents come with as many color as there are in nature, thanks to biotechnology and hybridization. There are succulents from the whitest white to almost black and every spectrum in between. However, what comes naturally in wild species is much more limited. This depends on the type of succulents, but the most commonly and ideally found color in

Do succulents like to be fertilized?

Do succulents like to be fertilized

“Succulents grow thick fleshy leaves and stems that store moisture and nutrients. This ability allows the plants to thrive in dry conditions.Potted succulents often require less watering and fertilizer than other houseplant varieties, but the irrigation they do require flushes nutrients out of the soil, so they need periodic feeding.Too much

Easiest Succulents For A Newbie

Easiest Succulents For A Newbie

Succulents are a lot of fun to grow both individually and grouped together in desert vignettes, using shallow bonsai dishes or ceramic bowls, driftwood, rocks, and gravel.Place the plants in your sunniest windows.While some, like Haworthia and Gasteria, do well with 3 hours of sun, the colorful ones, such as Echeveria and Graptopetalum, prefer at least 4 hours, and spiny

Do Succulents Need Full Sun Or Partial Shade?

Do Succulents Need Full Sun Or Partial Shade?

There’s a huge assortment of succulents, so you can find some that prefer dappled sunlight (or partial) and others that need full direct sun.STENOCACTUS MULTICOSTATUSCacti, like those in the photo above, need the most sun. And those with lots of silver ”hair”, spines, or other trichomes are trying to shade their tissues, so

The best method to propagate succulents

The best method to propagate succulents

Most succulents can be propagated from leaves and from stem cuttings. The stem of the plant in the photo also has roots sprouting from the stem. Many succulents will propagate from parts of a leaf, and some, such as Kalanchoe “mother of thousands”, small plantlets grow on the margins of the leaves.

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