About Kalanchoe Daigremontiana
This Kalanchoe is an upright perennial succulent up to 3 feet in height, with opposite, fleshy oblong-lanceolate, grey-green leaves, brown-red leaf margin, and with a row of plantlets on each edge. The plantlets form roots while on the plant. The flowers are tubular, grayish pink in color, up to 1 inch long.
Planting And Care
- Keep in a bright sunny location.
- Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
- Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
- Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
- Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
- While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
Kalanchoe Daigremontiana Care
Kalanchoe will produce tiny plantlets along the leaf margins that can be individually potted up.
Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.
Sunlight Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day. Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer Soil Avoid excess organic contents in the soil. Temperature Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C Fertilizer No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.
Kalanchoe Daigremontiana Special Feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Kalanchoe Daigremontiana Uses
- Kalanchoe daigremontiana is used as the ornamental plant