Hoya is tropical plant which is native of Asia. It is succulent. Widely accepted as houseplants nowadays across the world, they have very different and peculiar shapes and sizes. They also flower and the flower colors are yellow, orange, pink, white etc. They do not require direct sunlight and thrive well in indirect bright light. A very nice addition to the homes as houseplants. They can be put in hanging baskets and they will grow fine. They can reach maximum lengths of 10 feet in some cases and 5 feet in most cases.
Green leaves with white flowers.
|Pot size||5 inches|
|Plant height||7 inches|
|Plant spread||6 inches|
Plant care best practices
To grow hoya plants, one needs to create an environment that suits them to grow. Hoya plants have leathery leaves and hard wooden stems. They generally require some support as well. They like moist environments. They will grow very well near a fountain, water source, pond etc. They thrive well in warm and hot climates. Due to the warmth that they need, they do not need too much care when there is hot weather. They need to be protected when there is a harsh winter. Keeping it well watered and in shade with indirect sunlight will help it grow faster.
Once the plant is received, kindly unpack and leave the plant in the balcony / open space for 2 days. Kindly water the plant if the top soil is dry. Change of the container shall be done only after a few days.
Indirect light, Shade
Planting medium needs
A well drained soil with fertilizer mix.
Weekly twice watering frequency with small amounts when the soil is dry.
Once a month with organic fertilizers.
Overwatering : The leaves will turn brown and die. Keep the watering quantity within limits
Bugs and insects : If found, they need to be applied with neem oil and cleaned.