How to grow Kalanchoe tomentosa

Written by Maggie

Oct 19 2021

How to grow Kalanchoe tomentosa

In farming Kalanchoe tomentosa, don't apply too much water, just make the soil is in a state of slightly damp. Water every 3 ~ 5 days in the spring and autumn. In summer we can't keep the temperature above 35 ℃. We need to cultivate soil available in river sand, coal cinder and peat compound, to ensure it’s in a ventilation environment.

Kalanchoe Tomentosa

Kalanchoe Tomentosa Care

1. Water management

Water is a foundation in growing Kalanchoe tomentosa methods and matters needing attention. Kalanchoe tomentosa don't like the damp environment, so in daily watering cannot too much, just 65% of soil water content, and soil is in a state of slightly damp, usually every 3 ~ 5 days pouring time. In winter we can water once every half a month's time.

2. Temperature management

In summer growing kalanchoe Tomentosa needs to control the temperature between 15 ~ 30℃ to be the most appropriate. If the temperature is higher than 35℃, Kalanchoe Tomentosa will enter the dormancy stage and the plants will stop growing.Winter farming requires that it be kept indoors, away from heating and kept at 15 ° C.

3. Matrix requirements

Kalanchoe Tomentosa is strict with the soil. They can be prepared according to the 3:3:1 ratio of river sand, ciner and peat and a little bit of perlite can be added into the soil. The prepared soil has high drainage capacity and more nutrients won't make the root rotten.

Kalanchoe Tomentosa

Kalanchoe Tomentosa Care Notes

1. Ensure the ventilation environment

The climate of spring and autumn two seasons is relatively mild, at this time it can be placed in the outdoor ventilated environment. In the summer high temperature and winter low temperature season, we need to move it into indoor breeding, but also to ensure a ventilated environment. Do  not put it in the window position in winter, to avoid the impact of temperature difference.

2. Trim the stems and buds

In the process of growing Kalanchoe Tomentosa, the roots of Kalanchoe Tomentosa often grow stem buds. In order to improve the appearance, these stem buds can be pruned off and put into the soil for watering. After being placed in a cool environment, Kalanchoe Tomentosa can be re-rooted and sprouted for reproduction.

Kalanchoe Tomentosa

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