Kalanchoe is a beautiful exotic flower that came to us from the fabulous island of Madagascar.Many of us have known him since childhood. A large variety of types and colors during flowering can please any lover of home floriculture. But apart from its beauty, Kalanchoe is a healing plant which is used for the treatment of various diseases, starting with minor cuts and ending with the treatment of sore throat.
Kalanchoe pinnate: home care
Kalanchoe there is a very large number of species, and each of them requires special maintenance and care. Usually used for the treatment of Kalanchoe pinnate. Its leaves are feather-shaped. The stem of this Kalanchoe is thick and fleshy, and the leaves are pointed at the ends. The edges of the leaves are covered with small juicy processes, like drops. This Kalanchoe requires regular watering and care. It reaches a height of 40 cm.
Kalanchoe pinnate likes a lot of heat and light. The pot with him is best to put in a well-lit place or in the southern part of the room. This type of Kalanchoe at home almost does not bloom, so if this happens, you are very lucky.
Kalanchoe blooming: yrunning at home
If you decide to plant Kalanchoe, take for this a small 1.5 cm tall baby that grows next to the parent stem, and transplant it into a pot with soft soil, best of all forest, with a small amount of peat added. The young stem already has small thin roots, so the young Kalanchoe should quickly take root. After 2 weeks, Kalanchoe should start growing. Kalanchoe needs to be watered 2-3 times a week, in small portions of water, trying not to fill the flower.
Kalanchoe Blossfelda: home care
This type of Kalanchoe loves bright rooms and easily tolerates a lack of air humidity. Kalanchoe Blossfelda blooms for 2 weeks, after which faded flowers must be removed. Kalanchoe itself move to a cooler place and do not water for a month. Then it needs to be transplanted and moved to a well-lit place. From spring to autumn, Kalanchoe is best placed on an east or west window, watering abundantly as soon as the earth dries. In winter, he needs moderate watering and location on the south window.
Intense sunlight can cause leaf redness. In the soil of the flower need to do drainage. Transplantation of Kalanchoe Blossfeld must be done every spring. In summer, the flower needs additional feeding, especially during the growth of new stems. As a fertilizer suitable fertilizer used for cacti. For reproduction usually use cuttings. Before planting, they are dried for 2 days. After planting, water regularly, preventing the ground from drying out.
In order for Kalanchoe to bloom again, it is necessary to shorten the length of daylight for it 30 days, reducing to 12 hours. The more light the flower receives, the brighter the flowers will be. If you want the Kalanchoe bush to be thick and compact, root the apical cuttings in the spring. In July, use a flower to enhance growth and branching.
Kalanchoe Kalandiva: yrunning at home
Kalanchoe with short peduncles, small sizes and a large variety of colors belongs to the variety of decorative flowering variety Kalanchoe Kalandiva.
If he provides full care, the flowering of this variety Kalanchoe can last up to 6 months. It requires a bright room and a lot of sunlight. Moderate watering is necessary during active growth of Kalanchoe.
In winter, the temperature in the room should not be below 12C. In the summer, it is necessary to feed 2 times a month with special fertilizers for cacti. When the Kalanchoe ottsvetet, it is hidden for a month in a place where a lot of shade and reduce watering. A month later, the flower again put on the light and increase watering. After two weeks, flowering begins again. Kalanchoe transplanted usually in the spring.
Kalanchoe Degremona: home care
This type of Kalanchoe has narrow-shaped leaves of gray-green color with purple spots below. Reproduction of such Kalanchoe occurs with the help of buds growing at the edges of the leaves.
Kalanchoe Degremona likes diffused light and room temperature. It is not demanding enough to care. Plant it better in clay soil, used for potted flowers. Every spring, repot the flower in larger pots. When the Kalanchoe reaches a height of 38 cm, it is better to update it.
Kalanchoe Rosaliz: home care
Kalanchoe Rosalina is rather small in stature, has many inflorescences of delicate pastel flowers. It likes sunlight and watering 1 time in 2 weeks. If you carefully care for it can bloom for 10 weeks.
Kalanchoe Terry: home care
Kalanchoe Terry has oval leaves of dark green terry texture and bright pink inflorescences. This kind of Kalanchoe loves diffused light. In the summer - the temperature is 22 C, in the winter - no more than 17 C, moderate watering in the summer, coolness and lack of watering in the winter. It does not need to spray, but you need to air regularly. Replant it if necessary.
Almost all types of Kalanchoe are very undemanding to the conditions of detention. Neither hot sun nor shade can harm them. If for any reason it could not be watered for several days, it will be able to tolerate it without harm to its health.
However, it is best to observe moderation when caring for Kalanchoe. It likes intense lighting and moderate temperature, so if it is very hot outside, it is better to shade it a little. Kalanchoe reproduction occurs with the help of kiddies, which are on the leaves, and cuttings. Observing all the recommendations for the care of different types of Kalanchoe, you will be able for many years to enjoy its blossoming appearance and healing properties. And how to be treated with Kalanchoe, read the article Kalanchoe in traditional medicine. Health to you and your colors!
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