4.4 out of 5 (264 experiences)
About Florist Kalanchoe
Florist Kalanchoe is an excellent choice for plant parents looking for the delight of colorful blossoms paired with the ease of a succulent. Though their leaves may resemble those of other tropical plants, Kalanchoe is native to dry regions of sunny Madagascar. 🏜
Also known as
Flaming Katy, Christmas Kalanchoe and Madagascar Widow's-thrill
How to care for Florist Kalanchoe
Florist Kalanchoe needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Oakland, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 31st, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Oakland is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
February 5th, 2023
Oakland is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to increase by 39.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.8 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
February 6th, 2023
This month, Oakland is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 11.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of day…
Florist Kalanchoe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Oakland, California ⛅.
Florist Kalanchoe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Florist Kalanchoe after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
February 4th, 2023
The growing potential in Oakland is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…
What other plant parents say
I haven’t had a lot of luck with my Kalanchoe. It nearly died on me last year just months after getting it, I’m starting to think it was poor conditions at the place I got it from but since repotting, it seems to be getting healthier now but haven’t had any flowers since :( fingers crossed we get them soon!