Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 11a from 40° F to 45° F (4.4 ° C to 7.2° C) to Zone 12b from 55° F to 60° F (12.8° C to 15.6° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Flower: In the Spring
Flower Type: Red-Orange, Yellow-Green
Toxic: Toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: No major pests
Where to buy Kalanchoe beharensis?
Basc Care for Kalanchoe beharensis
Regular watering period should be every 2 weeks
One simple tip for you is that you can use some online apps to check the soil status before you go water your succulents. I would recommend the ThePlantsCheck app, it has some nice features there.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means winter. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during summer as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Elephant’s Ears Kalanchoe, Velvet Leaf plant, Felt Bush, Napoleon’s Hat, Maltese Cross, Teddy Bear"
Kalanchoe beharensis does best when placed in an area that receives full sun to partial shade throughout the day. This variety of succulents can tolerate direct sunlight for short periods, but if the temperatures get too high or the light is too intense it may be beneficial to find a shadier spot.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 11a from 40° F to 45° F (4.4 ° C to 7.2° C).
When temperatures drop below freezing, it is important to take precautions to protect Kalanchoe beharensis from the cold. Insulating and providing adequate drainage for the plant are key elements in helping it survive winter weather. Wind and sun exposure should also be minimized to prevent frost damage.
Any succulents in the group will need a medium space to grow. You can place your pot at your table or window. Since this plant needs more space than mini succulents, you should consider do not plant them together with other succulents/plants.
Kalanchoe beharensis also benefits from some indirect light throughout the day as well, so make sure you give it enough space to soak up light without becoming too exposed to heat.
One way to propagate Kalanchoe beharensis is by cutting
Kalanchoe beharensis is a highly toxic plant and should be handled with extreme caution. Ingestion can cause nausea, vomiting and other serious health issues in both humans and animals alike.
Pests and Diseases
Kalanchoe beharensis is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.