How To Grow Kalachoes
Kalanchoes are easy to grow plants and can be propagated via seeds and stem cuttings. Terminal cuttings should be 2-3 inches long with at least two pairs of leaves. If you are cutting the stem along with the flowers ensure that the flowers are not opened.
Care Instructions For Kalachoes
Kalanchoe grows best in full sun and can also tolerate bright indoor light levels. In low light these plants get spindly.
Kalanchoe can be damaged by overwatering. While watering ensure the soil is dry. Use well-drained potting media. Fertilize the plant once a month with any houseplant fertilizer.
Lesser known facts:
Kalanchoe species contain cardiac glycosides which can cause cardiac poisoning in grazing animals.
In China during the Lunar Calendar New Year for kalanchoes are used for decorative purposes.