Flapjacks grow slowly and take several years to grow a few inches. At full maturity, the succulent can be 18 inches tall and wide. Keep surrounding plants far from the flapjack so it can spread over the years.
In this manner, do flapjack plants spread?
Although these plants are monocarpic (they only flower once), they’re easy to propagate from. Mature and healthy specimens are fast-growing and readily produce new offsets.
In this way, how much light does a flapjack succulent need?
Flapjack succulents need to be in partial or full sunlight for at least six hours every day. A lot of people make the mistake of placing their succulent in part of the house where it looks great but does not get enough sunlight.
How big do flapjacks grow?
Water kalanchoe only when the soil is dry. When watering indoor plants, allow the pot to drain completely before replacing the plant on its drainage saucer. Never overwater, as kalanchoe, like all succulents, is prone to rot in soggy soil. Water kalanchoe sparingly during the winter months.
All parts of the flapjack are toxic to humans, cats, and dogs. That includes the leaves, roots, but especially the flowers. If your Kalanchoe thyrsiflora flowers, take extra caution to keep it away from small children and pets. The flowers are the most toxic part of the plant.
There are two reasons for Edema in flapjack succulents, either you are watering too much or giving it insufficient fertilizers. When you overwater, your succulent’s cells will soak the extra moisture and burst.
Why are my paddle plant leaves curling? Watering or light issues are usually to blame for paddle plant leaves starting to curl. Flapjack paddle plants grow best in dry, sandy soil and need to be watered occasionally. Also, the potted succulent should grow in bright light, and some direct sunlight is fine.
To grow Kalanchoe luciae “Flapjack” from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a leaf from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.
Paddle Plants, like most succulents that I know of, are so easy to propagate. You can use a knife or your pruners (I used both as you’ll see in the video) to cut those big ole stems. The knife can in handy for pruning in a tight spot where it would’ve been hard to fully open the pruners.