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Kalanchoe Pinnata in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Kalanchoe pinnata

 

Kalanchoe 'Pinnata'

Bryophyllum pinnatum are succulent, herbaceous plants. They are suitable for rock gardens in mild regions as long as the soil is well drained. The thick leaves are often covered with hair or 'meal' and the flowers are generally small in size and borne on terminal panicles. They can easily be grown from leaf cuttings and make popular houseplants.

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plant Features
  • Kalanchoe Pinnata likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Kalanchoe Pinnata likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Kalanchoe Pinnata is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Kalanchoe Pinnata likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Kalanchoe 'Pinnata'

Latin name

Kalanchoe pinnata

type

Succulent

family

Crassulaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Kalanchoe Pinnata likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Kalanchoe Pinnata is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Kalanchoe Pinnata likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Kalanchoe Pinnata likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Kalanchoe Pinnata is 0.35meters x 0.25meters 0.35 M 0.25 M

Kalanchoe pinnata

Bryophyllum pinnatum are succulent, herbaceous plants. They are suitable for rock gardens in mild regions as long as the soil is well drained. The thick leaves are often covered with hair or 'meal' and the flowers are generally small in size and borne on terminal panicles. They can easily be grown from leaf cuttings and make popular houseplants.


Propagation by cuttings

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

Crassulas can be grown from leaf cuttings taken in spring and summer. Pull a leaf from the main stem, leave it to dry for a day, then place it on the surface of the growing compost. The leaf will form roots and eventually, a small rosette will appear at the base. Remove and pot up the new plant when well rooted.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Summer

Crassulas need a sharply drained soil, such as 2 parts John Innes potting compost number 2 and 1 part course sand or grit. They do best on a sunny window ledge and in winter, require a minimum temperature of 7C. Repot every second year in early spring.

 
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