Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora - poorly!

SFordSFord Posts: 224

I have a largish collection of various succulents, sempervivums etc.  In the autumn I brought them all into my (unheated) potting shed to keep them out of the frost.

Having checked them at the weekend I found that my Kalanchoe has suffered terribly from the frost.  The leaves have all turned into mush.

I have now brought it indoors to the conservatory and cut off all the leaves and the top part of the stalk, the remaining stalk looks okay (unfrosted) and the top has now healed over.

I am going to keep it until spring to see if it recovers - am I wasting my time?!

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  • Tropical SamTropical Sam Posts: 1,493

    You will find that it either comes back and regrows of rot sets in and it slowly dies. I do find Kalanchoe quite tough plants.

  • SFordSFord Posts: 224

    Thanks - I won't write it off just yet then.  It hasn't been sitting rotting for ages. 

    Due to work I only tend to get out to the shed at weekends.  Last weekend it was fine, this weekend - nope!

  • SFordSFord Posts: 224

    Thanks Ed - Fingers crossed

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