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Kalanchoe 'Chocolate Soldier'

Kalanchoe 'Chocolate Soldier'

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The Kalanchoe 'Chocolate Soldier', scientifically Kalanchoe tomentosa, is a charming succulent known for its distinctive, chocolate-brown foliage. The leaves are thick and fleshy, growing densely in compact rosettes. In addition to its unique coloration, 'Chocolate Soldier' produces clusters of small, star-shaped flowers in pink to red hues during the blooming season. This Kalanchoe exhibits a compact growth habit and typically reaches a height of approximately 6-8 inches when fully mature.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Kalanchoe tomentosa

Common: Chocolate Soldier Kalanchoe

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Direct
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-80°F
  • Humidity: Low
  • Water: Allow the soil to dry out completely between watering
  • Fertilize: Every 6-8 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Prefers bright, direct light for at least 6-8 hours a day.
  • Remove spent flowers to encourage new blooms. Trim back any leggy growth to maintain shape.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Crassulaceae family, commonly known as the Stonecrop or Orpine family, is a diverse group of succulent plants that includes over 1,400 species.
  • Kalanchoe plants are native to arid regions of Africa, Madagascar, and parts of Asia.
  • Kalanchoe plants are known for their long-lasting blooms, which can last for several weeks.
  • Some species of Kalanchoe are known for their unique method of propagation, where tiny plantlets grow along the edges of the leaves.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance

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