Plant Care Chandelier Plant

Chandelier Plant

About Chandelier Plant

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 manginii
Kalanchoe
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

Also known as

Beach Bells

How to care for Chandelier Plant

Water

How often to water your Chandelier Plant

Water needs for Chandelier Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Chandelier Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Seattle, Washington.

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 Chandelier Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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.

Plant care guide for Chandelier Plant in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

36% Very Low

Growing Chandelier Plant in Seattle right now

Light needs for plant Chandelier Plant in Seattle, Washington

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 7th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Seattle is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Chandelier Plant in Seattle, Washington

Sunlight will decrease by 40.5% ☀️

December 8th, 2022

Seattle is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Seattle is expected to decrease by 40.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 4.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Chandelier Plant in Seattle, Washington

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

December 7th, 2022

This month, Seattle is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.2 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Chandelier Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chandelier Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chandelier Plant 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 Seattle, Washington ⛅.

Chandelier Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chandelier Plant

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

When to repot Chandelier Plant

Nutrient needs for plant Chandelier Plant in Seattle, Washington

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 6th, 2022

The growing potential in Seattle is very 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 …

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Care Summary for Chandelier Plant

Chandelier Plant

Chandelier Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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