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Kalanchoe millotii

Millot Kalanchoe

This Kalanchoe has green, velvet-covered scalloped leaves. As it grows, it branches out, forming a small shrub. It loves getting a lot of sun, but can also be grown indoors if it receives enough light. ​​​Watch for bunches of white flowers in the summer.

Quick Look:

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 18″ (46 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 15″ (38 cm) wide

  • Zone 10a (Minimum 30° F | -1.1° C)

  • No cold hardy


  • Propagation by cuttings and leaves

  • Can be toxic to humans and animals

  • Summer dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Kalanchoe millotii "Millot Kalanchoe"

Kalanchoe millotii "Millot Kalanchoe" is a beautiful shrubbing succulent. It dislikes extreme heat and cold, but can grow well indoors if given proper light. Its leaves are covered in tiny "hairs" which protect it from the sun.


"Millot Kalanchoe" has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

Kalanchoe millotii "Millot Kalanchoe" is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 30° F (-1.1° C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in full to partial sun.

Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If planting indoors, place in a room that gets a lot of sunlight, such as near a southern-facing window (if you're in the Northern Hemisphere).

How to Propagate Kalanchoe millotii "Millot Kalanchoe"

Kalanchoe millotii "Millot Kalanchoe" is an easy succulent to propagate from stem cuttings and leaves.


To propagate Kalanchoe millotii "Millot Kalanchoe" from cuttings, use a sharp, sterile knife or pair of scissors and cut a piece of the plant just above a leaf on the stem. Allow it to dry for a couple of days, and place in well-draining soil.


To propagate this succulent from leaves, twist a leaf from the mother plant. Be sure that none of the leaf remains on the stem, or you will have a smaller chance of success.

Allow the leaf to dry out for several days so that the end callouses over, and then place on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil is completely dry.