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Kalanchoe houghtonii

Kalanchoe houghtonii

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English name(s):Mexican Hat Plant, Good Luck Plant, Devils Backbone

This Kalanchoe is a hybrid of Kalanchoe daigremontiana and Kalanchoe delagoensis, and it can be identified by the V-shaped leaves. It is a biennial erect, unbranching plant up to 30 inches in height. Leaves are arched, boat-shaped, fleshy, tricornered, and emerald green to brownish-green in color, usually with purple splotches beneath and serrated margins.

Uses:This Kalanchoe is used as the ornamental plant.

Height: Up to 3 Feet.

Difficulty to grow:Easy to grow.

Care: Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.

Sunlight:Full sun, partial sun.

Soil:Well drained and porous soil.

Water:Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, more than moderate for a summer

Fertilizer:No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

References:

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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