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redmomma

Fl. Zone 10a 🌱 I’m not a pro by any means, just a mom with a hobby. Succulents, veggies, and flowers are my current projects.

Kalanchoe Tomentosa 'Chocolate Soldier'

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redmomma

1/31/20 when I last left here my #kalanchoetomentosa was near death. It had flowered and withered to literally a stick. Well, it very obviously came back! Not as hardy or large. The leaves are small and very stress-colored. Three new flower buds are popping up too. Love it! #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #succulents

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redmomma

3/21/19 😍😍 #kalanchoetomentosaflowers #kalanchoetomentosa #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #chocolatesoldier #kalanchoetomentosaflowers #succulent #succulents #floweringsucculents #succulentflowers

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redmomma

3/21/19 😍😍😍top view of #kalanchoetomentosaflowers #kalanchoetomentosa #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #chocolatesoldier #kalanchoetomentosaflowers #succulent #succulents #floweringsucculents #succulentflowers

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redmomma

3/21/19 alright #succulentexperts is it gonna die? I’ve had other #succulents flower and die. And now that it’s flowering it looks s poorly here (all energy to flowers I know) #kalanchoetomentosa #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #chocolatesoldier #succulents #fuzzysucculent

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treefrog44

@lovestogarden @brightcolours @bpetty55 @KariSamuel @KelsiBriana @suerichards do any of you know? Will this poor thing really die! 😯

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bpetty55

I have heard of this happening, but haven’t experienced it for myself yet, thankfully!

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redmomma

@treefrog44 @KelsiBriana @bpetty55 thanks! Yeah unfortunately that was my thought because I had a key lime pie succulent do the EXACT same thing. Stalk straight from the middle, beautiful blooms, and then a dead parent plant. Such is life. It is a little sad though. This is one of my pioneers! My original plants of my garden! Sad to see it go, but it’s lived a beautiful life

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treefrog44

Is it possible to clip some leaves and start new babies? @redmomma

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lovestogarden

I am late in on this, but clip some leaves. It is worth a try. @treefrog44

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redmomma

@treefrog44 @lovestogarden unfortunately with this one I won’t even bother. Any time I’ve ever tried to prop any fuzzy succulent it hasn’t worked. I leave everything outside and let nature take its course, and I think for fuzzies I need to take a little more care while they prop. I see them so often that maybe I’ll pick another up

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lovestogarden

Oh, I understand. The fuzzy ones seem to root easily.

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redmomma

3/08/19 OPEN SUCCULENT FLOWER ALERT #kalanchoetomentosa #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #chocolatesoldier #succulent #succulents #flowerstalk #flowers #succulentflowers #kalanchoetomentosaflowers #chocolatesoldierflowers #pandaplantflowers #smallflowers #fuzzyflowers

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redmomma

Doing a little #beforeandafter / #thenandnow of some of my older #succulents Top left is first photo of #kalanchoetomentosa , and all other are various close ups on the plant/ flower stalk currently! #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #succulent #succlents #flowerstalk #succulentflowerstalk

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redmomma

2/27/19 #kalanchoetomentosa still waiting on those #flowers take your time babe I’m patient! #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #flowering #floweringsucculent #succulent #succulents #floweringkalanchoetomentosa #favorite

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littlemorningglory

I love how even the flower stalk is covered with brown fuzz😆 Definitely one of my favorite kalanchoes😃

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redmomma

Right?! This is my favorite succulent hands down and I’m honestly a little worried it’ll die after it flowers (the only succulents I ever had flower aside from string of tears died afterwards! We will see!)

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redmomma

2/16/18 the #flowerstalk on my #kalanchoetomentosa is getting huge, it’s really hard to get a good picture. It’s over a foot tall!! #succulent #succulents #chocolatesoldier #pandaplant #succulentflowerstalk #floweringsucculent

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redmomma

01/31/19 #kalanchoetomentosa #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #chocolatesoldier #flowering #succulent #succulentflowerstalk my #favoritesucculent is flowering I think and it’s gotten so tall!!!

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redmomma

01/09/19 FLOWERING?!?!?! #chocolatesoldier #kalanchoetomentosa #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #flowering #succulent #succulents

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redmomma

12/17/18 #kalanchoetomentosa #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #succulent #favoritesucculent #sunstressed #colors #fuzzy

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redmomma

10/19/18 #chocolatesoldier #pandaplant #kalanchoetomentosa #succulent #succulents #favorite #favoritesucculent #fuzzy #colorcontrast #colors

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redmomma

10/01/18 #kalanchoetomentosa #chocolatesoldier #succulent #succulents #pandaplant #fuzzysucculent #upclose #favorite #favoriteplant #favoritesucculent #colorcontrast #newgrowth

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redmomma

10/0/18 #kalanchoetomentosa #chocolatesoldier #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #succulent #succulents #favoriteplant #favoritesucculent #newgrowth #colorcontrast HAVE I MENTIONED THIS IS MY #FAVORITE !!!! #fuzzy #fuzzysucculent

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redmomma

9/19/18 #kalanchoetomentosa #chocolatesoldier #newgrowth #succulent #succulents HAVE I MENTIONED THIS IS MY #FAVORITE SUCCULENT?!?! Look 👀 at those colors !! #favoritesucculent

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redmomma

8/27/18 #kalanchoetomentosa #chocolatesoldier #succulent #succulents #newgrowth I love how deep red the new leaves on my soldier are. And he’s got such a lovely color from the sun ❤️❤️❤️

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redmomma

8/21/18 #kalanchoetomentosa #kalanchoetomentosachocolatesoldier #chocolatesolider #succulent #succulents

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redmomma

My #chocolate-soldier easily steals my heart #kalanchoe-tomentosa #pandaplant #succulents #lookatthatcolor

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redmomma

The underside color of my #pandaplant is beautiful!!! #kalanchoe-tomentosa #succulents

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redmomma

My #kalanchoe-tomentosa a couple months old. I wanted to catch it’s color during the day but forgot. So I just threw the flash on and got the beautiful brown of those leaves. It seems like one of my happiest #succulents #pandaplant

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redmomma

My beautiful #chocolate-soldier #kalanchoe-tomentosa #pandaplant it’s small, but lovely

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