Plant Care Copper Spoons

Copper Spoons

4.6 out of 5 (7 experiences)

Copper Spoons has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Copper Spoons has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Cinnamon Bear, Leather Plant and Shoe Leather Kalanchoe


Kalanchoe orgyalis

What other plant parents say

Copper Spoons has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Copper Spoons has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Copper Spoons has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Tortoise avatar on Greg, the plant care app
Little Rock, AR
Rating of the plant Copper Spoons named little spoon by Tortoise on Greg, the plant care app

This is the first succulent I haven’t immediately killed!! I think the copper coloration paired with the interesting shape is wonderful and provides a nice mixture to your collection!

How to care for Copper Spoons


How often to water your Copper Spoons

Water needs for Copper Spoons
0.5 cups
every 9

Copper Spoons 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 Copper Spoons

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Copper Spoons in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Copper Spoons: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Copper Spoons 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 Copper Spoons in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Copper Spoons

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Copper Spoons: 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 Copper Spoons after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Copper Spoons

Copper Spoons

Copper Spoons

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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