Kalanchoe (Orange) - Plant

Kalanchoe plants are thick leaved succulents that are often seen in florist shops or garden centres. Most end up as potted plants but areas that can mimic their native land of Madagascar can grow them outdoors.
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1Kalanchoe (Orange) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Kalanchoe

While usually grown as a house plant, the succulent perennials of the Kalanchoe family can grow outside in regions with warm or mild winters. Some kalanchoe varieties are sold as annuals and discarded after the flowers fade.

Dense clusters of tiny fragrant yellow flowers appear in spring on this vigorous, easy to grow ground cover. After blooming is finished enjoy the silvery coloured, evergreen leaves.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Basket of Gold
Maximum Reachable Height 3 to 5 feet
Flower Colour Orange
Bloom Time Winter season
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

While usually grown as a house plant, the succulent perennials of the Kalanchoe family can grow outside in regions with warm or mild winters. The more light, the denser the foliage and the more numerous the blooms.

Kalanchoe care

Sunlight Bright, sunny locations, especially in the summer growing season.
Watering Water moderately throughout the summer and reduce watering in the winter. Let the soil surkface dry out between waterings, and in the winter, the plant can almost dry out. Watch the fleshy leaves for signs of water distress.
Soil An ordinary potting soil mix is fine.
Temperature They prefer warmth. Do not let fall below 55 degrees C.
Fertilizer Feed bi-weekly in the summer with a liquid fertilizer, or use slow-release pellets.

Kalanchoe uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used outdoor and indoor living room

Medicinal Use:

  • In traditional medicine, Kalanchoe species have been used to treat ailments such as infections, rheumatism and inflammation
  • Kalanchoe extracts also have immunosuppressive effects
  • Kalanchoe pinnata has been recorded in Trinidad and Tobago as being used as a traditional treatment for hypertension

Frequently Asked Questions

How to grow Kalanchoe?

Kalanchoe are flowering succulents. They require plenty of light; direct sunlight of 3-6 hrs a day especially in morning and indirect bright light for rest of the day. Apply water when soil in the pot (3-4 inch) feels dry to touch. Do not over water the plant. Soil in the pot should be well drained.

Will Kalanchoe rebloom?

Yes, being a perennial plant it will rebloom.

How to take care Kalanchoe?

They require plenty of light; direct sunlight of 3-6 hrs a day especially in morning and indirect bright light for rest of the day. Apply water when soil in the pot (3-4 inch) feels dry to touch. Do not over water the plant. Soil in the pot should be well drained.

What is Kalanchoe plant good for?

Kalanchoe are popular flowering plants known for their attractive flowers.

Is Kalanchoe a succulent?

Yes, Kalanchoe is a succulent plant.

When do Kalanchoe flower?

In late winter to spring season.

Can Kalanchoe grow in water?

Grow your Kalanchoe in well drained soil.

Can Kalanchoe take full sun?

Yes, Kalanchoe require direct sunlight for 3-6 hrs a day especially in the morning.

How often should Kalanchoe be watered?

Water your Kalanchoe plant when soil in the pot (3-4 inch) feels dry to touch.

Is Kalanchoe perennial?

Yes, Kalanchoe is a perennial plant.

Are Kalanchoe indoor plants?

No they require a direct sunlight for 3-6 hrs a day for flowering and healthy growth.

Why are my Kalanchoe leaves turning yellow?

Over watering leading to root rot or lack of nutrients are two main culprits for Kalanchoe leaves turning yellow.

Is Kalanchoe a cactus?

No, it is a succulent plant.

Can Kalanchoe be grown outside?

Yes, Kalanchoe cam be grown outside at a location receiving direct sunlight for 3-6 hrs a day and indirect bright light for rest of the time.

When does Kalanchoe bloom?

Late Winter to spring is the blooming season of Kalanchoe plant.

Can Kalanchoe be rooted in water?

Yes, Kalanchoe cuttings can be rooted in water.

Should Kalanchoe be deadheaded?

Yes, deadheading should be done to promote more blooming. Give a plant break from fertilizer and reduce watering after deadheading for around a month.

What is Kalanchoe in english?

Kalanchoe is known as Kalanchoe in English.

Why do Kalanchoe leaves curl?

Kalanchoe leaves curl due to insect attack like thrips, mites and leaf rollers. May be you are keeping the soil of Kalanchoe plant moist all the time attracting insects to damp conditions.

Why are my Kalanchoe flowers drooping?

Overwatering or underwatering can be the reson behind this. Make sure you apply water to Kalanchoe plant when soil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.

Will Kalanchoe grow in shade?

No, Kalanchoe is a flowering plant and require direct sunlight for 3-6 hrs a day and indirect bright light for rest of the day.

Why is my Kalanchoe not blooming?

kalanchoe is a flowering succulent and require at least 3-6 hrs of sunlight a day. make sure the plant is getting required sunlight. Also, apply any organic fertilizer once a month for healthy growth.

Do Kalanchoe bloom all summer?

Natural season for Kalanchoe blooming is Spring season. However, some plants may show flowering during summer season but not by all.

What to do when flowers die Kalanchoe?

Cut the died flowers and reduce watering plants for about a month and again resume care as suggested.

Can Kalanchoe survive winter?

Yes, Kalanchoe can survive winter but not the very harsh winter and chilling temperatures. Take Kalanchoe indoor in such conditions.



Reviews

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Thanks for the extra seeds

Nitin Mulik

Saturday, 29 February 2020

Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

Muhsina

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Very nice plants...looking so beautiful..thanku nurserylive?

Dilip Dhariwal
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