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Mother of Thousands (Kalanchoe daigremontiana)

Mother of Thousands (Kalanchoe daigremontiana)

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Mother of Thousands (Kalanchoe daigremontiana) is a fascinating succulent known for its unique reproductive strategy. Its thick, scalloped leaves produce small plantlets along the edges, giving rise to its name. This hardy plant thrives in well-draining soil, requires moderate watering, and can be grown both indoors and outdoors. With its ability to rapidly propagate, the Mother of Thousands is a popular choice for succulent enthusiasts seeking an intriguing addition to their collection.

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    The actual product may slightly differ from the image shown, as it is indicative. The plant's shape, design, number of leaves, and size depend on seasonal availability.

    Please note that the received product may not precisely match the displayed image due to natural variations in plant growth and availability. Flower/ Petals and some leaves may drop during transport, but new leaves will sprout again within few days. 

    Plant Care: Upon receiving your live plants, it's essential to offer them water promptly to rejuvenate them after their journey. Position the plant in an area with indirect sunlight, allowing it to gradually regain its vitality.

    Repotting Instructions: Once the plant has fully recovered, you may contemplate repotting it in nutrient-rich soil, either within its current decorative pot or a new one. Ensure the selected pot features adequate drainage holes to prevent overwatering, especially if the decorative pot lacks these holes.

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    Plant Care

    Light & Temperature

    • The Mother of Thousand plant should be placed in bright, indirect sunlight or artificial light. Can also be placed in direct sunlight for 4-5 hours.
    • A western or southern window is ideal.
    • Plant do best in temperatures between 55 and 80°F (13 and 27°C). The temperatures of most homes and apartment are ideal.
    • From May to September, you can bring your plant outdoors without any problems, but do bring it back inside in the evening if nights are cold.


    • Water Mother of Thousand plant if upper soil is dry.  
    • To discourage rot, allow the soil to dry at least 1 to 2 inches deep between waterings. Don’t let your plant sit in water.
    • Use your finger to test dryness before watering. If the potting mix stays wet, the plants’ roots can begin to rot.


    • Fertilize sparingly (no more than once a month).
    • Fertilization should be done preferably in the spring and summer with a balanced houseplant formula mixed at ½ strength.
    • Use a very well-draining soil for potting.
    • Keep regularly spraying Neem Oil

    General Tips

    Position in bright, indirect sunlight or artificial light. It can handle 4-5 hours of direct sun, particularly in western or southern windows.

    Maintain temperatures between 55 and 80°F (13 and 27°C), suitable for most indoor settings. If outdoors from May to September, shelter it from cold evenings.

    Water when upper soil is dry, allowing 1 to 2 inches of depth to dry between watering. Prevent overwatering and check soil moisture with a finger test.

    During warmer months, outdoor exposure is fine. Return indoors if nights get chilly.

    Apply balanced houseplant fertilizer at half strength, preferably during spring and summer. Keep fertilizing minimal, not more than once monthly.

    Choose well-draining potting mix to prevent excess moisture.

    Product Description

    Product Features

    • Succulent perennial belonging to the Crassulaceae family.
    • Native to Madagascar but cultivated worldwide as a houseplant.
    • Characterized by its thick, fleshy leaves and upright growth habit.
    • Leaves are scalloped and serrated, with small plantlets forming along the edges.
    • Each plantlet has the potential to grow into a new plant.
    • As the plant matures, it can produce numerous plantlets, giving it the name "Mother of Thousands."
    • Leaves are typically green with reddish or purple markings.
    • Produces tall, slender flower stalks with clusters of small, bell-shaped flowers.
    • Flowers are usually pale yellow or pink in color.
    • Thrives in well-draining soil and requires moderate watering.
    • Prefers bright, indirect sunlight but can tolerate partial shade.
    • Can be grown indoors as a houseplant or outdoors in suitable climates.
    • Considered an invasive species in some regions due to its ability to propagate rapidly.
    • Easy to propagate by collecting and planting the plantlets or leaf cuttings.
    • Requires minimal care and can tolerate some neglect.
    • Popular choice for succulent enthusiasts and collectors due to its unique growth habit.
    • Note that the Mother of Thousands plant may not be suitable for households with curious pets or young children, as the plantlets can be toxic if ingested.

    Dimensions & Specifications

    • Scientific name: Kalanchoe daigremontiana
    • Common name: Mother of Thousands
    • Family: Crassulaceae
    • Origin: Native to Madagascar
    • Growth habit: Upright, succulent perennial
    • Leaf characteristics: Thick, fleshy leaves with scalloped edges
    • Reproduction: Produces plantlets along the leaf edges
    • Flowering: Tall, slender stalks with clusters of bell-shaped flowers
    • Flower colors: Typically pale yellow or pink
    • Light requirements: Bright, indirect sunlight to partial shade
    • Watering needs: Moderate watering, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings
    • Soil type: Well-draining soil mixture suitable for succulents
    • Indoor/outdoor suitability: Can be grown as a houseplant or in suitable outdoor climates
    • Propagation: Easily propagated from plantlets or leaf cuttings
    • Care level: Low-maintenance plant that can tolerate some neglect
    • Toxicity: Plantlets can be toxic if ingested, keep away from curious pets or young children.

    What's Included

    • Healthy & robust Mother of Thousand plant of 2-3 inch in height. 
    • 4.5 inch Round Pot ( Randomly selected any color pot from  White/ Red/ Yellow/ Pink/ Black/ Green/ Blue Pot (As shown in the image)
    • Plant Marker x 1
    • FREE delivery (no minimum order value). 
    • GST Included.
    • The mentioned specifications are indicative only. Actual dimensions may vary by +-10%.

    Shipping & Returns

    • Delivery Period: This product is shipped using our trusted courier partners, and the delivery period is approximately 7 days, depending on the delivery location.
    • Timing of Delivery: Please note that your gift may be delivered prior to or after the requested date of delivery, if any. Different ordered items may be delivered through various delivery partners.
    • Non-Delivery Days: Our delivery partners do not operate on Sundays and National Holidays.
    • Delivery Confirmation: Our delivery partners do not call prior to delivering an order. We recommend providing an address where someone will be present to receive the package.
    • Address Change: Kindly note that the delivery cannot be redirected to any other address after the order has been dispatched.
    • Order Tracking: Once your order is dispatched from our warehouse, you will receive a tracking number to trace your delivery.
    • Plant Care: For live plants, we advise providing water as soon as the plant arrives, as it may get dehydrated during transit. Place the plant in indirect sunlight, and it will gradually regain vitality.
    • Repotting Instructions: After the plant has fully recovered, consider repotting it in nutrient-rich soil, either in its current pot or a new one. Ensure the chosen pot has proper drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.
    • Return Policy: Please note that return of live plants is not allowed. If you have any concerns, kindly share an opening video of package and pictures for consideration of a replacement claim.

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