Kalanchoe Calandiva: home care for a plant
- 28 Oct 08:45
Kalanchoe Calandiva is a very beautiful flower that will be an excellent addition to the room garden on the windowsill. You will find out what this plant is and how to care for it at home, you learn from our article.
- 1 Plant Description
- 2 Care and Growing
- 3 Video «How to plant the Kalandiva view»
- 4 Blossom
- 5 What's the result
- 6 Video «How to grow a calanchie at home»
Description of the plant
Kalanchoe Calandiva is a medicinal plant. Its medicinal properties have been known for a very long time, but the Kalandiva variety( for example, Blossfelda, Tie Sento, Mini, etc.) is very beautifully blooming. Due to this, they are credited to decorative varieties, although they have healing properties.
The most popular flower of this genus is Kalanchoe Calandiva. But besides him on the window sills you can often find You Sento and Blossfelda. It is these three varieties of plants often grown at home. Among themselves, the varieties Kalanchoe Calandiva, Blossfelda and Tu Sento are similar in many respects, but they have slight differences. All these plants are part of a group of succulents, a thicket family. Care is the same. At home, care includes all activities that are characteristic of the succulents.
Kalanchoe Calandiva has a tiny size( no more than 30 cm in height) than it is different from its ancestor. In the wild is not grown, since it is a product of breeding. Unlike the Blossfeld and Thy Sento variety, this flower blooms more abundantly and much longer flowering. Kalandiva has fleshy leaves. These letters can be smooth or smooth. If the waste was wrong, the leaves are yellow and fall off. Saving leaf sheet is very important, since this variety has reproduction through the leaves. Only healthy leaves are suitable for breeding.
This flower has short flower peduncles, which are located in terry and small flowers, collected in lush inflorescences. The plant has the most diverse color of flowers: all shades of red, yellow, pink or salmon. It is worth noting that after flowering should be cut branches.
Care and Growing
For calanchoe Calandiva, as well as for Tu Sento or Blossfelda, of course, care is needed. But this flower is unpretentious to home grown conditions. After purchase the plant can be transplanted into a new pot( it should be slightly tight), so that the plant was comfortable in the new conditions of growth.
Care has only one complexity - the observance of the necessary light regime. After transplanting the plant should properly care, otherwise the leaves will yellow. The correct light regime is necessary for the flower to put the buds. If it is wrong, the plant will not blossom, and even its transplant will not help.
In order to start the flowering at home, you need to put it in well-lit rooms. At the same time the flower perfectly carries the penumbra. But experts do not advise to use places where direct sun rays fall. Properties of succulents do not allow the plant to develop normally under such conditions of growth. Leaves of light are yellow, which serves as a sign of the appearance of sunburn. Therefore, the pot should be slightly tucked.
In this case, calanchoe does not require temperature regime( from 15 to 30 degrees).Also, the air in the room may be dry. Leaves in this case should not be sprayed specially. But you must necessarily avoid cold drafts.
The main care here is to bring in a timely irrigation( not frequent!), As well as fertilizing plants. Watering is carried out by settled water after the formation of the earthy coma. It should be remembered that the lack of moisture is less damaging than its excess. Fertilizers should be introduced in the fall and summer when the flower buds take place. Here various complex fertilizers, specially developed for succulents, are used. The fertilizers themselves should be diluted in water( according to the instructions on the package) and added to the water used for irrigation.
If the flower stops blossoming, its pruning is necessary. It involves the removal of dried branches for the formation of crowns. After trimming the plant needs to be calm. If you want to make a transplant, it is also carried out after flowering.
The reproduction of this varieties of kalanchoe occurs by cutting, leaves, seeds and children. At the same time reproduction of leaves occurs at any time.
Video «How to plant a Kalandiva type»
Kalanchoe Calandiva is a plant of short light period. Therefore, it blooms only in case of observance of the light regime. If it is optimal then Kalandiva blooms up to six months with beautiful flowers. After flowering, the flower enters the stage of rest.
Flowering requires a light day of no more than 10 hours. To do this, put the pot in a dark place or cover the box. After the appearance of the first flowers, Kalanchoe is transferred to normal mode.
As a result of
As a conclusion to the foregoing one can summarize:
- this grade is unpretentious in care;
- has healing properties;
- it is important to keep the light regime for flowering correctly;
- in the dark weather requires additional lighting of the pot;The
- pot should not stand in the sun or on the way of a cold draft;
- Avoid high humidity and high air temperature;
- requires molding trimming after flowering;
- should be restored after trimming the plant;
- rest period involves reducing the amount of irrigation and applying fertilizer;
- requires autumn dressing, as well as fertilizing before flowering;
- should avoid excessive irrigation. Succulents are much better tolerated by the lack of moisture than their excess.
As you can see, Calangute Kalandiva is a rather unpretentious visitor to our window sill. By following the simple recommendations, you will be able to achieve long flowering without any problems at home, creating a beautiful home garden.
Video «How To Grow Kalanchoe At Home»
In this release of the "Everything Will Be Good!" Program you will learn what you will need to grow the Kalanchoe at your home. Which species are most suitable for home-grown and will look most attractive.