Kalanchoe Tomentosa Baker
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- The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
- Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
- Overall Height is measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.
- Plant Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:-
- 19cm for POT SIZE 10cm(Ø)
- Kalanchoe tomentosa Baker, also referred to as Panda Plant, is a charming and distinctive succulent.
- It belongs to the Crassulaceae family and is native to Madagascar.
- The plant is recognized for its unique appearance, featuring densely packed, fuzzy, and silvery leaves.
- The leaves are often edged with dark brown or reddish margins, resembling the coloration of a panda's fur.
- Panda Plant's foliage has a velvety texture due to the fine hairs covering its surface.
- The plant grows in a rosette pattern, forming a compact mound that can reach a height of about 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm).
- Kalanchoe tomentosa produces small, tubular, pale yellow flowers on tall stems during the blooming season.
- It thrives in bright, indirect light and prefers well-draining soil, making it suitable for indoor containers and outdoor gardens.
- The succulent has moderate water requirements, with the soil needing to dry out between waterings to prevent overwatering.
- Panda Plant is relatively low-maintenance and can adapt to a range of indoor environments.
- It's often chosen for its charming appearance and easy care, making it a great addition to succulent collections, windowsills, and tabletop displays.
- Kalanchoe tomentosa prefers well-draining soil.
- Use a succulent or cactus potting mix with good drainage.
- The soil should be slightly acidic to neutral, with a pH of 6.0 to 7.0.
- Adding perlite or sand can improve soil structure and drainage.
- Kalanchoe tomentosa has low fertilizer requirements.
- Use a balanced, diluted, liquid succulent fertilizer.
- Apply the fertilizer sparingly, usually once a month during the growing season (spring and summer).
- Reduce or suspend fertilization during the dormant winter months.
- Kalanchoe tomentosa thrives in bright, indirect light.
- It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but avoid intense afternoon sun.
- Place the plant near a south or west-facing window or provide filtered light.
- Kalanchoe tomentosa has low water requirements.
- Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.
- Water the plant thoroughly but infrequently, about once every 2-3 weeks during the growing season.
- Reduce watering further during the dormant winter months.