Plant Care Big Leaf Kalanchoe
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Big Leaf Kalanchoe

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Big Leaf Kalanchoe has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Big Leaf Kalanchoe has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Kalanchoe carnea 'Modoc'
Kalanchoe
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Big Leaf Kalanchoe has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Big Leaf Kalanchoe has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Big Leaf Kalanchoe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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04/26/2021

This plant is good for first time plant owners. I have nearly killed it many times and has survived. It works well in any sunlight and minimal watering. Greg has helped it be more beautiful by actual…

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How to care for Big Leaf Kalanchoe

Water

How often to water your Big Leaf Kalanchoe

Water needs for Big Leaf Kalanchoe
0.5 cups
every 9

Big Leaf Kalanchoe needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Big Leaf Kalanchoe

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Big Leaf Kalanchoe in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Big Leaf Kalanchoe: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Big Leaf Kalanchoe may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Big Leaf Kalanchoe in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Big Leaf Kalanchoe

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Big Leaf Kalanchoe: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Big Leaf Kalanchoe after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Big Leaf Kalanchoe

Big Leaf Kalanchoe

Big Leaf Kalanchoe


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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