Plant Care Dragonfire Kalanchoe

Dragonfire Kalanchoe

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About Dragonfire Kalanchoe

Plants in the Kalanchoe genus are native to Madagascar and tropical Africa. They range from rubbery green leaves, to leopard print, and some are even fuzzy! The word Kalanchoe comes from the Cantonese name for these plants, pronounced Ka-lun-koh-ee in English. Their succulent leaves help store water during droughts, so they'll be just fine if you skip a watering or two (it happens!).

Taxonomy

Kalanchoe 'Dragonfire'
Kalanchoe
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

Also known as

Kalanchoe 'Dragonfire

How to care for Dragonfire Kalanchoe

Water

How often to water your Dragonfire Kalanchoe

Water needs for Dragonfire Kalanchoe
0.5 cups
every 12

Dragonfire Kalanchoe needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Dragonfire Kalanchoe

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Dragonfire Kalanchoe in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dragonfire Kalanchoe: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dragonfire Kalanchoe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dragonfire Kalanchoe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dragonfire Kalanchoe in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dragonfire Kalanchoe

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

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Care Summary for Dragonfire Kalanchoe

Dragonfire Kalanchoe

Dragonfire Kalanchoe


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Dragonfire Kalanchoe has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Dragonfire Kalanchoe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Electricphalsa avatar
@Electricphalsa
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01/25/2022

The leaves roots and flowers are poisonous to cats and dogs. The flowers are most poisonous. So keep away from pets. Otherwise, as long as it gets lots of sun this fella can handle almost anything! (Try to keep warm during winter months if you live someplace cold, bring them in)

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