How do you deadhead a kalanchoe plant?

How do you deadhead a kalanchoe plant?

How to Deadhead Kalanchoe

  1. Inspect the kalanchoe regularly during the flowering season. ...
  2. Grasp a flower cluster at its base after most of the blooms have withered and begun to turn brown.
  3. Snip off the flowering stem near its base above the first set of large leaves with a small pair of shears.

How do you care for a kalanchoe plant indoors?

The hearty plant does well with minimal water, requiring a complete saturation only every few weeks or so (and even less often during the winter months). Let the soil of your Kalanchoe dry out completely in between waterings (this helps to prevent root rot), then water to the point of saturation.

Can kalanchoe be grown indoors?

The Kalanchoe comes in many variations and colours and is an ideal indoor plant; for anyone who does not have a green thumb and of course for anyone who does. It is also an amazing plant to mix and match with other varieties of Kalanchoe and with other green or flowering indoor plants.

How big can a kalanchoe get?

about 6 to 12 inches tall

How do I prune a kalanchoe?

How to Cut Back Kalanchoe

  1. Wait until late spring, or after the kalanchoe is done blooming. ...
  2. Mix together 1 tablespoon bleach and 2 cups of water.
  3. Dip the pruning shears into the bleach mixture. ...
  4. Cut off the empty or wilted flower stems as close to the base of the plant as possible. ...
  5. Cut back any "leggy" or undesirable growth.

Is kalanchoe easy to grow?

These beautiful plants are easy to grow and care for. You can grow kalanchoe indoors as well as outdoors. They just need proper sunlight and humid conditions to thrive.

What type of soil do Kalanchoe like?

Kalanchoes are succulents that grow best in a well-drained and well- aerated potting soil, such 60% peat moss and 40% perlite. Cut back tall growth and old flower stems. Keep well watered in a sunny, warm window. After danger of frost, move outdoors to a bright, lightly shaded spot for the summer.

How do you fertilize Kalanchoe?

Fertilize kalanchoe during periods of new growth. Use one-half to one-quarter of the manufacturer's recommended amount of 20-8-20 fertilizer every two weeks. Fertilize sparingly and only during new growth periods.