Milky Widow's Thrill
About Milky Widow's Thrill
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!).
Also known as
milky widow, Laxiflora and Milky Widows Thrill
How to care for Milky Widow's Thrill
Milky Widow's Thrill needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 26th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
January 23rd, 2023
Louisville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to increase by 27.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.4 megajoules of energy per…
January 27th, 2023
This month, Louisville is getting an average of 5.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 9.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of d…
Milky Widow's Thrill 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 Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.
Milky Widow's Thrill 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 Milky Widow's Thrill after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.