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Hoya carnosa


As a tropical plant, hoyas thrive in warm and moist, humid climates.

Best as hanging basket or allow it to cling to a small trellis,


  • Temperature: 65℉ - 85℉ Humidity: 60%.

    Light: Bright indirect light

    Size and Growth: 12'-20' ft.

    Flowering and Fragrance: Flowers grow in a ball-shaped cluster or umbrel, similar to mophead hydrangeas. Each cluster may contain up to 40 individual flowers packed tightly together. The flowers have a sweet smell, varying from vanilla to citrus.

    Water and Fertilizer: Dry out between watering and soak the soil thoroughly every other week in the Spring/ Summer. Fertilize with a complete liquid fertilizer (diluted to 1/4 the recommended strength) or fish emulsion twice a month.

    Grooming: Don't cut the long tendrils! Removing the stalk forces the plant to produce a new stalk, which delays blooming and wastes the plant’s energy.

  • Pest: Sap-sucking pests like aphids, mealybugs, and spider mites. Diseases: Fungal infections are also common diseases for the hoya. Botrytis blight can cause rot and kill your plant; it shows up as greyish patches. Treat with fungicide, and repot in a sterilized potting medium.

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