Plant Care Kalanchoe Pinnata
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Kalanchoe Pinnata

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Kalanchoe Pinnata has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Kalanchoe Pinnata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Cathedral Bells, Cathedral Bells, Life Plant, Miracle Leaf, Good Luck Leaf and Siempre Viva / Leaf of life

Taxonomy

Kalanchoe pinnata
Kalanchoe
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Kalanchoe Pinnata

Water

How often to water your Kalanchoe Pinnata

Water needs for Kalanchoe Pinnata
0.5 cups
every 12

Kalanchoe Pinnata 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 Kalanchoe Pinnata

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.

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Finding light for Cathedral Bells in your home

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

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

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

Kalanchoe Pinnata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Kalanchoe Pinnata

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

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Care Summary for Kalanchoe Pinnata

Kalanchoe Pinnata

Kalanchoe Pinnata


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

Kalanchoe Pinnata has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Kalanchoe Pinnata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Kalanchoe Pinnata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Meisenheimer avatar
@Meisenheimer
leaf-1 60 Plants
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09/02/2021

This is a surprisingly lovely plant

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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