Kalanchoe marmorata

Kalanchoe marmorata

Kalanchoe marmorata, commonly known as penwiper plant, spotted Kalanchoe or baby penwiper, is a perennial succulent of the Crassulaceae family. This shrub-like succulent is characterized by erect or decumbent stems bearing sessile, obovate, yellow-green leaves with purple speckles. The flowers are white, starry and four-petalled. The fruits are follicles containing numerous seeds.


Common NamePenwiper Plant/ Pen Wiper Plant/ SpottedKalanchoe/Penwiper/ Baby Penwiper
Botanical nameKalanchoe
Life CyclePerennial
Basic Colourwhite
Height10 -> 30 cm
Habitathills, crasslands
Altitude1250 – 1400 m
Bloom TimeMay -> June
Plant TypeShrub, Succulent, Ornamental
Fruit TypeFollicle
different tolerancestell us
Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesOrnamental
Active substancesNo active substances known
USDA Zone10 (-1), 11 (+4)
Sun ExposureSun
Soil pHAcidic, Neutral
Soil MoistureMoist, Fresh
Soil Type Sandy, Silty, Peaty
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by division, Self sows
Germinationtell us
Pests/ DiseasesMealybugs

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