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Yellowing leaves on Kalanchoe succulent

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Mon Sep 9 10:37:01 EST 2002

If the leaves are turning yellow without shriveling, it is likely
overwatering.  Undewatered succulents usually look limp and a bit

M. Reed

Russell Allen wrote:
> Hiya folks,
> I'm looking after a houseplant for a friend, and as far as I can discern
> it's a Kalanchoe Tomentosa (pussy ears).  Basically it's a succulent.  But
> it had been left unwatered for a few days, and the leaves around the bottom
> of the plant are becoming yellow at their tips spreading inwards.  What's
> this likely to mean?  Overwatering on my part, signs of previous
> underwatering, not enough or too much direct sun?
> Cheers in advance,
> Russell
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