Kalanchoe Degremon is considered one of the most useful medicinal plants that the healing properties have healing. Almost every gardener knows about his therapeutic characteristics that are not inherent in similar succulent plants. This plant has large oblong leaves, which are almost impossible to confuse anything else. In this article, we learn more in detail about this plant and its properties, read the transplantation, reproduction and care processes.
Kalanchoe Degremona refers to succulent plants from the Tolstanka family, which are actively growing all over the world. It is believed that this plant is cultivated in Europe since the XX century.
Kalanchoe has a straight stem that does not branch. The maximum plant reaches a height of 1 meter, the leaves are given by green glitter, fleshy, and the edges slightly bent inside. On the cloves of the leaves regularly formed kidneys, which during the dedication immediately rooted due to the presence of small roots on them.
Root system at Calanechoe is well developed, branched. When the plant blooms, then it can be observed pink or reddish flowers. Bloom, as a rule, lasts no more than 14 days and is not considered to be favorable for calangean. It is believed to bloom the plant begins when he is badly cared for him. This is due to the fact that in most cases, after flowering, the plant completely dies.
Kalanchoe Degremona – Succulent, which is valued for his healing properties not only in traditional medicine, but also in the official. Based on this plant, many drugs possess a wide range of action. It is believed that calangean has certain anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and soothing properties. According to some reports, the plant helps in RAS regeneration of various origin. With the help of the juice of Kalanchoe and tincture on it, it is possible at home to cure respiratory infections, as well as various dermatitis on the skin, burns and wounds.
However, before any use of Calanechoe for medicine, a specialist consultation is recommended.
Kalanchoe Degremon is considered not too demanding in care when developing at home. This plant is suitable for growing even novice gardeners.
Calanechoe is considered a light-loving succulent, and therefore, half-blooded sections are quite suitable for its normal development. The perfect light day for the plant should be about 12 hours. But in the summer season, it is undesirable to carry a plant under the scorching sun, it is too dangerous for the leaves. Placing Calanechoe experts recommend on the windowsill of the Western or Eastern Housing.
The most comfortable and optimal temperature for growing is the temperature of B +20 degrees.
In winter, it is also desirable to maintain a predominantly warm temperature regime, because from a strong cold and high humidity plant can start rotting.
Since Kalanchoe is a succulent plant, it is not necessary to regularly spray, dry air it transfers pretty good. Excessive moisturizing and excessive watering can only harm, because Kalanchoe holds and so much moisture in their large leaves.
Mostly, Kalanchoe loves dry and not overwhelmed soil, so there is no need to water him constantly. Excessive watering can lead to rotting root system and stems.
That is why watering the plant is only with too dry soil, in the winter season it is enough one time in one month.
Calankoe Degremon with time very much pulls the stem, which is why it is quite often quenching so that it does not stretch so much, and the plant did not become shapeless.
The cropped top is very often used as a stalk, from which a new plant grows perfectly.
Crop the top best with a small secateur or scissors, as Calanechoe is quite fragile.
Adult Calanechoe should be transplanted once in 2-3 years. This is due to the fact that the plant has a rude system and the container in which it grows, becomes small. As a result of untimely transplantation, the plant may die.
For transplanting it is best to use soil for succulent plants, which can be purchased in any horticultural store. You can also prepare the soil and ourselves, usually use ferrous land, humid and sand for this. At the bottom of the planting container, holes are made and the drainage is laid.
It is not recommended for the first transplant to use fertilizers from the garden, since pests can be added to the plant. That is why ready-made soil is better to purchase in the store.
Speaking of feeding, it should be noted that it is better to feed Kalanchoe in the middle of spring. Sometimes, according to Calanchoe, the feeder is carried out in the autumn time of the year to prepare a plant for wintering.
It is best to use ready-made fertilizers as feeding.
Modify Kalanchoe can be several options:
- seeds (assembled independently or purchased in the store);
- Vegetative (i.e. with cuttings).
The easiest way is to reproduce the kidneys. They fall from the plants themselves and they themselves. To do this, they are best transplanted into a separate pot with a pre-prepared land, in which peat and sand must be involved. A small pot immediately after the transplantation is best to cover with glass or film for more accelerated rooting of the plant.
When using glass it is very important to air the future of Kalanchoe a couple of times a day.
In the reproduction of cuttings, experts take parts of the stems from the top of about 5 cm. Cuttings deepen into the ground and spray with a pulverizer. If all is well, the first roots will be visible in a couple of weeks.
In reproduction with cuttings from the leaves, from the parent plant you need to cut off the sheet and put it in a pre-prepared moistened soil. From above leaf, it is advisable to hide a glass of glass or at least a glass.
After the first roots appear, the jar or glass should be removed.
Pests and diseases
As with any plant, pests can attack on Calanchoe, or it can simply get sick. Most often on Kalanchoe attacks:
- web tick;
- Root Cherver.
As a rule, calangean is not subject to diseases and insect attack, this happens extremely rarely. The most often pests will fall on Calanchoe from neighboring plants and with improper care.
If the leaves are very twisted, then it is definitely a sign of the parasitis. Also a sign of attacking this insect can be sticky raid on the leaf. Insects themselves notes easy, although if there are few them, it can be difficult. WLL is very small, has a greenish non-fulfilling color.
Raise Calanchoe from Tlima can be found by people or when using ready-made insecticides.
The shield is considered no less dangerous insect than the word. It feeds on the juice of the plant, as a result of which it dies slowly. The shields have a very durable shell, because of which many insecticides do not act on them, or they act, but most of the population survives. To cure Calanechoe from the first attack, the shields are recommended to be removed manually and only then spray the plant insecticide.
Select a spider tick can be in characteristic yellow trails on the leaves and lightweight web. With a spider tick, it is easy to fight, it can be done even with the help of folk agents, for example, using wood ash ragger.
When the root worm of Kalanchoe appears, it begins to move slowly and dry.
As a rule, this parasite leads to the death of the plant if it does not detect it in a timely manner.
If Kalanchoe is not amazed, then most likely you will need only one processing from insects. It is not recommended to abuse insecticides, as they poison not only insects and a plant, but can also negatively affect human health. Therefore, when processing calangean, you should not neglect the personal safety measures. It is very important to work in gloves and protective mask.
In addition to insects and some pests, the plant can also hit a gray rot, which is formed due to the influence of the fungus. As you know, the fungus multiplies in an overly wet environment, and therefore it can cause an uncontrolled watering of calangean and stagnant air indoors. If gray rot is overly hit the plant, then it may be necessary to even transplant, processing and removing some of the affected areas. Otherwise, Kalanchoe will just perish.
If Kalanchoe began to actively fall out the leaves, but externally it looks healthy, it may mean that he is not enough vitamins and minerals.
Yellow and fallen leaves are a sign that the plant lacks lighting. Nice dark spots on the leaves may be due to the impact on the low temperature plant. In this case, the pot with a plant is best transferred to a warmer and illuminated place.
As the prevention of diseases and insect attacks, the room with Kalanchoe should always be ventilated, it should be dry and pure.
About how to care for Kalanchoe Degremon, look in the video below.