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Last Updated: 11th Jun 2023

Do kalanchoes need direct sunlight?

Kalanchoe plants prefer to be left alone in small pots. This plant is very fond of lots of sunlight for growth. If light has been provided, the leaves will develop a lovely reddish color. Avoid direct sunlight during summer as the leaves that are rich in water can get sunburnt.

Do kalanchoes require full sun?

Kalanchoe leaves can burn if it is placed in direct sunlight. Place it first in an area that gets part sunlight, or under trees where it receives filtered sunshine. Next, move the pot slowly to a spot where it will get full sun most of the day and shade in the afternoon.

Second, how do you care for kalanchoes.

  1. Choose an area that has plenty of sun and sandy soil. If the soil is too heavy, you can amend it with a cactus mixture.
  2. Water kalanchoe only when the soil is dry.
  3. Take out any wilting or dead flowers from their stems.
  4. Fertilize Kalanchoe during periods when there is new growth.

Is a Kalanchoe plant best suited for indoor or outdoor use?

Although they are most commonly grown indoors, Kalanchoe perennials can be grown outdoors in areas with mild or warm winters. Each species has different climate requirements, so if you want to grow outside, make sure that the Kalanchoe plant is able to withstand extreme weather.

What amount of sun does a Calandiva plant require?

Sun and Soil Plant Calandiva outdoor, approximately 8 to 12 inches apart. The plant should receive full sunlight outdoors as well as indoors. Too little light can cause a plant to look spindly.