Mother Of Hundred (Kalanchoe daigremontiana)

Original price was: ₹350.00.Current price is: ₹178.00.

Genus                                   :               Kalanchoe Daigremontina

“The Mother of Hundred Succulent Plant is a popular choice for succulent enthusiasts. With its abundant growth and easy care, it is a must-have for any succulent collection. Add this beauty to your indoor or outdoor space.”

The Mother of Thousands (Kalanchoe daigremontiana) is a fascinating and unique succulent plant known for its ability to produce numerous plantlets along the edges of its leaves, giving it the nickname “Mother of Thousands” or “Mother of Hundreds.” It is a member of the Crassulaceae family and is native to Madagascar, but it is also commonly grown as a houseplant in many other parts of the world.

The Mother of Thousands is a perennial succulent that forms a rosette of fleshy, lance-shaped leaves that are typically gray-green in color, although they can vary depending on lighting conditions and environmental factors. The leaves have serrated edges and are covered with small plantlets, or bulbils, that form along the margins of the leaves. These bulbils are miniature replicas of the parent plant and have the ability to root and grow into new plants when they fall off or are removed from the parent plant.

In addition to its unique reproductive strategy, the Mother of Thousands also produces attractive flowers. The flowers are typically small and tubular, and they can vary in color from pink to purple, depending on the cultivar. The flowers are borne on tall stalks that rise above the rosette of leaves and add an additional element of interest to the plant.

The Mother of Thousands is relatively easy to care for, making it a popular choice for both indoor and outdoor gardening. It prefers well-draining soil and bright, indirect light, although it can tolerate some direct sunlight. It is drought-tolerant and should be allowed to dry out slightly between waterings, as overwatering can lead to root rot. It is a hardy plant that can tolerate a wide range of temperatures, but it prefers warmer temperatures and does not tolerate frost.

One of the unique aspects of the Mother of Thousands is its ability to propagate easily from the plantlets that form along the leaf margins. These plantlets can be gently removed from the leaves and planted in well-draining soil to establish new plants. The Mother of Thousands can also be propagated from stem cuttings or by leaf propagation, although the success rate may vary.

The Mother of Thousands is generally a low-maintenance plant, but it may require occasional pruning to remove dead leaves or spent flower stalks. It is relatively pest-free, but it may occasionally be susceptible to common succulent pests such as mealybugs or aphids, which can be treated with appropriate insecticides or by wiping the leaves with a solution of water and mild soap.

Overall, the Mother of Thousands is a fascinating and unique succulent plant that is prized for its ability to produce numerous plantlets and its attractive foliage and flowers. Its easy care requirements and ability to propagate easily make it a popular choice for succulent enthusiasts and beginners alik


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