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Return to This Plant's Category:  Brunfelsia to Centratherum

Bryophyllum proliferum

(Syn.: Kalanchoe prolifera), Blooming Boxes, Tree Kalanchoe
Bryophyllum proliferum



Code: 90521

Price: $9.95


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Family: Crassulaceae

This interesting giant succulent from Madagascar grows 6 to 9 feet tall with its unbranched 1½ inch thick jointed stems holding opposite pairs of fleshy green pinnately compound leaves. Fairly fast growing with flowers appearing after a couple of years that have greenish yellow box shaped bracts and greenish orange flowers in late winter. Later these yield numerous plantlets on the flower stalks. Plant in light shade. Drought resistant and can take a mild frost of short duration. Under certain conditions it might be somewhat invasive because of its prolific production of plantlets.

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Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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