Devil’s Backbone Succulent


Kalanchoe daigremontiana

Common name: Devil’s Backbone Succulent

Scientific name: Kalanchoe daigremontiana

Kalanchoe daigremontianum is also called Mother of Thousands, Alligator Plant, or Mexican Hat.


EnvironmentIndoor and Outdoor
Plant typeSucculent
Available colors
Growth habitUpright
Mature height5 – 6 inches
Mature width4 – 5 inches
Soil conditionWell drained, fibrous medium
SunlightDirect sunlight
Water requirementLow. Add water based on the soil moisture level
Nutrition requirementNo specific nutrient requirement
MaintenanceNo specific maintenance
Common issuesAvoid overwatering
Pot size14cm