Terrariums are very popular – they’re a great way to grow and display cacti and succulents. Mother of Thousands is a good plant choice for terrariums. As a succulent that prefers lots of indirect sunlight, Mother of Thousands can be grown very successfully in a terrarium or glass container.
Likewise, people ask, what is the difference between Mother of millions and mother of thousands?
The difference between the two can be found in the shape of their leaves. Mother of Thousands have wider, broader leaves that grow in pairs, and plantlets appearing along the edges of the leaves. Mother of Millions have narrow leaves with plantlets appearing at the ends or the tips of the leaves.
Thereof, how many types of mother of thousands are there?
The Bryophyllum, to which around 30 different varieties can be counted, belongs to the thick-leaf family and is assigned to the genus Kalanchoe.
Does Mother of thousands die after flowering?
After flowering the plant dies. The mother of thousands is considered viviparous. This means it grows plantlets along the leaf’s edges. … These plantlets sprout up just about anywhere.
This plant is also known by several other names including Devil’s Backbone, Mother-of-Millions, and the Chandelier plant. Kalanchoe does belong to a group of plants that contain cardiac toxins (bufadienolides). However, ingestion by dogs and cats most often results in gastrointestinal irritation or upset.
It should be noted that the mother-of-thousands does not extend the same kindnesses to the young of other species: all parts of the plant are poisonous, and can be fatal if ingested by small animals or infants.
Mother of Thousands has broad, tear-shaped leaves. You’ll notice that they always grow in pairs, each leaf on opposite sides of the stem. … This alternate leaf pattern is common in plants and helps ensure all the leaves get sunlight. If you look at the edges of the leaves, you’ll see they have little ridges.