Soil and Transplanting
Plant Mother of Millions in light and well-drained soil. Repot every second or third year.
Beside above, how do you fix a leggy mother of thousands?
Keeping this in consideration, do mother of thousands plantlets grow back?
When growing mother of thousands as an outdoor plant in USDA hardiness zones 9 through 11, it may bloom with small, grayish lavender flowers in late winter. The mother plant then dies, but is replaced by tiny plantlets that can drop and cause the plant to be considered invasive.
How big can mother of thousands get?
|Botanical Name||Kalanchoe daigremontiana|
|Common Name||Mother of thousands, devil’s backbone, alligator plant|
|Mature Size||3 ft. tall|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun, partial shade|
Does Mother of thousands need sunlight?
Mother of Thousands needs plenty of bright light. You can even move the plant outside for summer. Direct morning sunlight is fine with this plant, but it’s best to avoid direct sun in the afternoon when the light is harsher. Avoid leaving your Mother of Thousands in areas with mostly shade or deep shade.
What is the difference between Mother of Thousands and mother of millions?
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.
Is Mother of Thousands a succulent?
Native to southwestern Madagascar, the mother-of-thousands is also a popular succulent for the home, and thrives in warm, dry landscapes. It does not flower frequently, or reliably, but when it does, the blossoms are stunning.
Can Mother of Thousands survive winter?
Mother of thousands is hardy from zone 9b to 11. It will not survive a frost. They like sun and partial shade and can withstand hot temperatures if given regular water. All parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested – something to consider if you have animals or small children that would have access to this plant.