How do you know if kalanchoe is overwatered? An overwatered Kalanchoe will have mushy leaves that will turn soft and squishy. This is the telltale sign that you are giving excess water to your succulents more than what they need. An overwatered Kalanchoe will start losing the normal green color of the leaves.
Can you get kalanchoe leaves wet?
Apply water near the base of the plants so you do not get the foliage wet. Outdoors, water kalanchoes with 1 inch of water. In pots, water them until the water drains out from the bottom. Empty the drainage dish after 10 to 20 minutes.
What do succulents look like when overwatered?
Here's what to look for to know that your succulent is overwatered: Soft, mushy, translucent leaves–An overwatered plant will have soft, mushy leaves that may also appear shriveled. Leaves turn black–If the overwatering continues, the leaves will start to rot and you will see them turn black.
Can you cut back a kalanchoe plant?
Kalanchoes require some pruning to remove dead or damaged branches and to shape the plant, and they should be pruned to encourage repeat blooming. Prune them right after they bloom to promote more blossoms; it typically takes two to three weeks for new flower buds to develop after pruning.