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How to grow propagate and care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm)

Written by Maggie

Feb 08 2021

How to grow propagate and care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm)

Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm) is a succulent and succulent plant that usually flowers in summer. Today, we will talk about how to grow, propagate and care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm).
 

 

grow, propagate and care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm)

How to grow and care for kleinia pendula (Inch Worm)

Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm) is suitable for sunny and warm, dry environments, but also tolerant of semi-shade and drought, and avoids waterlogging.

Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm) in summer high temperature moist is in dormant or half dormant state. When we grow and care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm), we should shade appropriately, abstemious water, and strengthen ventilation.

When we grow and care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm) in winter in the indoor sunshine conservation, keep the basin soil moderately dry, the best winter to maintain the temperature above 10 degrees, but such as keep the basin soil dry and sunshine can also withstand the low temperature of 3-5℃.

The water and fertilizer of Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm) should not be too large, and the soil should be slightly dry. The requirement of fertilization is not strict. Because of the shallow root system of Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm), when we grow and care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm), it is advisable to use a shallow potted plant with gravel or small stones on the surface of the pot soil. Potted soil with good drainage requirements of sandy loam, soil can be mixed with more coarse sand. Because the plant grows faster, the dense plant cluster can be thinning at any time to some of the dense stem segment, in order to maintain the plant density has sent, beautiful shape.

How to care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm)  

Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm) is commonly used for propagation of cuttings. The method is to break off fleshy stem segments in the growing season, the length is not strict, dry a little and then put it in plain sand soil, control watering, keep the soil slightly moist, easy to root.

grow, propagate and care for Kleinia pendula (Inch Worm)