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The spine of the devil or the mother of a thousand trees Kalanchoe daigremontiana, formerly known as Bryophyllum daigremontianum, is usually called the mother of a thousand trees, the crocodile plant or the Mexican hat plant. It is a succulent plant native to Madagascar. Like other members of bryophytes, it can reproduce asexually from small plants that develop on its leaf edges. Species: K. daigremontiana Family: Crassula Subject: Saxifraga Kingdom: Plant Family: Kalanchoe Pruning: Your Mexican hat (Kalanchoe daigremontiana) can be easily pruned. Simply cut the main stem at any point where the leaf stem attaches to the main stem. New growth will appear on the main stem directly below the pruning cut. This allows you to control the location of the new growth. Soil: The mother of a thousand people performs best in well-drained sandy soils. A potting mix designed for cacti is a good choice. If you don’t have sandy potting soil, you can do it yourself. Just add some sand to the regular potting soil. Medicinal: In Italy, Kalanchoe daigremontiana is only considered an ornamental plant, but in some tropical countries, and recently also in Spain, thanks to the work of botanist Josep Pàmies, this plant is mainly used as a medicine to treat many diseases. Diseases, such as burns, infections, ulcers, diarrhea, etc.