Sun: Partial sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 9b from 25° F to 30° F (-3.9° C to -1.1° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: leaves, stem cuttings
Flower: mid-winter to spring
Flower Type: Red-Orange
Toxic: Toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: Plants may rot if overwatered, pests
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Basc Care for Kalanchoe marnieriana (floriferous)
You can water your succulent more than often in extreme conditions but make sure that the soil is completely dry before watering your succulent again.
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 "Kalanchoe marnieriana (floriferous)"
Kalanchoe marnieriana (floriferous) loves partial sun and shade. This means it should be placed in a spot that gets some direct sunlight, but also has some protection from the midday heat. It's best to find an area where the succulent can get four to six hours of sun per day.
When temperatures drop below freezing, it is important to take precautions to protect Kalanchoe marnieriana (floriferous) 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 marnieriana (floriferous) 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.
Propagating succulents from leaves is an easy and cost-effective way to grow new plants. All you need are a few healthy leaves from the mother plant, some potting mix, and regular watering. After a few weeks you'll have brand new succulents that you can watch grow!
Successfully propagating succulents is a great way to increase your collection of these unique houseplants. To propagate Kalanchoe marnieriana (floriferous) by stem cuttings, you’ll need a few supplies including a sharp, clean knife and soil.
Kalanchoe marnieriana (floriferous) is a highly toxic succulent that should be treated with extreme caution to avoid serious health risks. If ingested, it can lead to severe gastrointestinal distress, respiratory problems and even death. It is best to keep this plant away from homes or gardens where humans or animals reside.
Pests and Diseases
Kalanchoe marnieriana (floriferous) can be affected common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents such as bugs and mealybugs.
If you do spot any of pest signs, you can treat your succulent using below methods.
- Bugs: quarantine, systemic insecticidal/soapy water.
- Mealybugs: quarantine, clean infected plants, soapy water.
Besides that, to prevent serious health issues from happening, keep your succulent in a well-ventilated area and check it regularly for any signs of pests or health problems.