How to grow Kalanchoe orgyalis

Kalanchoe orgyalis growing subshrubs succulent of the genus Kalanchoe also know Kalanchoe copper spoons, Kalanchoe orgyalis perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.

Kalanchoe orgyalis leaves

Leaves color red, orange or yellow in the top with green under in round to deltoid shape with dentate edge, leaves fleshy hairy like a velvet.

Flower color pink the flowers small grow in clusters.

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Requirements for Kalanchoe orgyalis growing and care:

Well-drained soil, sandy soil or cactus potting mix, can grow in hardiness zone of 10a but be aware that the plant might die and need to cover in the winter, few days of frost in winter it can survive but better that the days won’t be together and better to grow it in hardiness zone 10b+.

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed – sowing season it’s in spring to summer, better in sunny location and keep soil lightly moist / Vegetative Reproduction cutting propagation can be from leaves or stems, cut in the base of the leaf will be better, possible to cut stems or in middle of the leaf, need to let the few days in shade location and let it dry little bit before put it in the soil, after this put the leaves of stems in the soil watering it with moist and don’t overwater.

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier and faster to start by cutting propagation

Difficulties or problems when growing:
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Planting season:
Spring to summer in hardiness zone 10a, spring to autumn in hardiness zone 10a, all year in hardiness zone 12

Pests and diseases:
Powdery mildew, aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead flower stems, trim the leaves that infected and prune just for design

Size of the plant?
20-40 cm, 8-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing, speed will increase a bit when the plant older

Water requirement:
Small amount of water, let it dry between watering and care not to overwater, in rainy location need to put under the plants in lava grit or something like that won’t let the water stay in the same place or plant it in higher location like raised-bed gardening

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (with light)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant (indoor)?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, growing containers it’s easy and need to make sure that there are enough holes for good drainage, also choosing the soil it’s important and also to switch the soil once in few years when the soil loosing, soil can be cactus potting mix or sandy soil and in the bottom of the pot to us little stone like pebbles or something like that.

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Winter

General information about the flower
Small pink flowers that grow in cluster

Scientific name:

Kalanchoe orgyalis

Alternative names: Kalanchoe copper spoons, Copper spoons

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