CRASSULACEAE
 
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

Common names:  Kalanchoe

Light needs:  High light.

Best temperatures:  50-60F (10-16C) in fall while buds are forming, then keep at room temperature.

Water and humidity needs:  Let soil dry between waterings.

Growing guidelines:  Grow in all-purpose potting mix with added sand.  Fertilize once a month while blooming.  Put outdoors for the summer, then allow a cool, drier rest period in fall to encourage blooming.

Common problems:  Aphids and mealybugs.

Propagation:  Stem cuttings and seeds.

Comments:  May be difficult to encourage the plant to bloom again.

Currently in Greenhouse:  No

 

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