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Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora - xeriscaping mesembs succulents - FRESH SEEDS - AKA Paddle Plant, Flapjacks, Desert Cabbage, White Lady, Geelplakkie, Meelplakkie, Plakkie

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  1. Choose from:

         15       Seeds      for       $3.00 (Pkt. Size)

       100       Seeds      for     $12.00

       250       Seeds      for     $25.00

       500       Seeds      for     $40.00

    1,000       Seeds      for     $60.00

     

    These seeds are VERY VERY small, each pack of seed will contain more than advertised.  But if you are uncomfortable working with VERY VERY small seeds please do NOT purchase this product.

     

    Kalanchoe thyrsiflora

    These seeds were harvested this season.   We carry a lot of extremely rare cactus if you want something rare let me know and I will listing for you.   Feel free to email me with any questions.

    Kalanchoe thyrsiflora (also known as Paddle Plant, Flapjacks, Desert Cabbage, White Lady, Geelplakkie, Meelplakkie, Plakkie) is a species of Kalanchoe, native to South Africa. A succulent plant producing a stalk about 1m tall, dying back after flowering. It forms a basal rosette of large, rounded, fleshy stalkless leaves, which are grayish-green with red margins, covered with a white powdery bloom. The inflorescence is terminal and erect with densely clustered thyrse-like panicles of greenish waxy flowers with yellow recurved lobes, narrowly urn-shaped. Flowering from autumn to spring. Common in grassveld amongst rocks.

    Widespread over Asia, Africa and Madagascar, the genus is distinguished by its flowers, which have their parts in fours, the stamens being in 2 whorls of 4.

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    Features

    Fleshy, paddle-like leaves form rosettes that resemble the shape of a clamshell; bears clusters of fragrant tubular flowers in early spring

    Adaptable As Houseplant

    Heat Tolerant

    Deadheading Not Necessary

    Drought Tolerant

    Characteristics

    Garden Height:

    14 Inches

    Spacing:

    6 - 8 Inches

    Flower Colors:

    Yellow

    Flower Shade:

    Yellow

    Foliage Colors:

    Green

    Foliage Shade:

    Light Green

    Habit:

    Mounded

    Container Role:

    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement:

    Sun

    Bloom Time:

    Late Winter to Early Spring

    Hardy Temperature:

    25°F

    Hardiness Zones:

    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

    Uses:

    Landscape

    Container

    Uses Notes:

    Use in rock gardens, mixed containers and desert plantings

    Duration:

    Annual

    Water Category:

    Average

    Maintenance Category:

    Easy

    Maintenance Notes:

    Succulents are long term plants where temperatures remain warm. Garden height is the final height the plant will reach after several years, not the height the plant will reach in one season. Succulents are generally slow growing plants and will take time to mature.

     

    Kalanchoes are easy-to-care-for blooming houseplants that bloom in the winter when many other plants are resting. Because growers can manipulate the bloom, you will also see kalanchoe blooming in stores as a gift plant at other times of the year.



    1. Place your kalanchoe plant in bright light.

      • Place your kalanchoe in an east- or west-facing window during spring and summer.

      • Place your kalanchoe in a south-facing window from about November to March.

      • Place your kalanchoe in a lightly shaded area in a greenhouse or outdoors if you don’t want to grow it inside.

    1. Keep your kalanchoe warm. Temperatures between 55ºF and 80ºF (12.7 to 29 ºC) are ideal.

    1. Allow the soil surface to dry out before re-watering it. Then, water the plant until water drains out the pot bottom. Discard any water collected in trays or saucers.

    1. Cut the kalanchoe back to 3” (7.6 cm) with pruning shears after it finishes blooming. Blooming can last as long as 3 months.

    1. Set the pot back away from bright light and don’t water the pot for a month after you’ve pruned it.

    1. Bring the pot back into a bright window after a month and water it well.

    1. Fertilize the kalanchoe with a blooming houseplant fertilizer according to label directions after watering and then once a month until November.

    1. Remove any dead leaves and dust growing leaves with a damp cloth if needed.

     




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