Chocolate Soldier

Chocolate Soldier

Also Known As






Every Other Week. Soak and Dry.



Getting to know your

Chocolate Soldier

Kalanchoe tomentosa is an evergreen shrub that is commonly referred to as Chocolate Soldier or Panda Plant because of its little dark brown tips. Ain’t he cute with his little panda paws?! He is also quite hard to kill, this soldier. A part of the kalanchoe succulent family, these plants can survive inside and outside, are drought tolerant, and their fuzzy leaves help protect them from high heat and allow them to suck up moisture in the air. Set him in a well lit window, or let him hang outside until the first sign of frost or extreme heat. He prefers the soak and dry method of watering, which means to soak the plant, then let it dry out completely before watering again.


Follow the Planting Guide by scanning the QR Code located at the bottom of this page
Full sun
Water below leaves (don’t get leaves wet)
Let water run through pot
Water: summer/fall: once weekly Spring/Winter: once every two week