Sun: Bright indoor light
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 10a from 30° F to 35° F (-1.1 ° C to 1.7° C) to Zone 11b from 45° F to 50° F (7.2° C to 10° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: leaves, stem cuttings
Flower: In the Spring
Flower Type: Yellow, Orange, Red-Orange, pink
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 Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’
Regular watering period should be every 2 weeks
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.
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 Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’"
Succulents need plenty of bright, indirect light. Your Kalanchoe Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’ is no exception! In order to thrive, Kalanchoe Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’ needs to be in a spot that gets direct sunlight for at least part of the day. If you don't have access to natural sunlight indoors, consider investing in an LED grow-light or other artificial lights to mimic sunlight.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 10a from 30° F to 35° F (-1.1 ° C to 1.7° C).
When temperatures drop below freezing, it is important to take precautions to protect Kalanchoe Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’ 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 Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’ 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 Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’ by stem cuttings, you’ll need a few supplies including a sharp, clean knife and soil.
All parts of Kalanchoe Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’ are considered to be poisonous, and should never be ingested. Even contact with the sap can cause serious skin irritations in humans and animals, so it’s important to wear gloves when handling them.
Pests and Diseases
Kalanchoe Tomentosa ‘Super Fuzzy’ can be affected common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents such as mealybugs.
If you do spot any of pest signs, you can treat your succulent using below methods.
- 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.