Hoya Finlaysonii
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Hoya Finlaysonii

Welcome to our guide to the Hoya Finlaysonii care

Hoya Finlaysonii Care Summary

Light needs:Bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Check the soil weekly, only water it when 100% dry. 
Fertilizer:A well diluted balanced feed once a month in spring and summer.
Soil: A cactus compost mixed with the same amount of orchid mix.
Humidity:60%.
Temperature:15-28°C (59-82°F).
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Common issues:Root rot.

Introduction

Originating from Malaysia, the hoya finlaysonii is know for its dark veined leaves and sweet smelling blooms.

See also: Hoya Heuschkeliana, Hoya Linearis, Scindapsus Treubii Moonlight.

Light Needs

Try to give it as much bright indirect sunlight as you can without any direct sun.

How Often To Water A Hoya Finlaysonii

Check the soil with your finger once a week and only water it when dry. They must not get overwatered as the roots get root rot easily.

Fertilizer

Feed your hoya a well diluted balanced feed once a month in spring and summer.

Soil

You need a really well draining potting mix with plenty of bark in it to reproduce the natural epiphytic environment that hoyas get in nature. You can use a cactus compost mixed with the same amount of orchid mix.

For more on hoya soil (what to buy and how to make your own) see our guide here: Hoya Soil.

When To Repot A Hoya Finlaysonii

Check the roots at Easter time and if they are getting crowded, more the plant to a bigger plant.

Humidity

Aim for 50% humidity or more.

Temperature

15-28°C (59-82°F) is ideal, so they’ll do well in most homes.

Hoya Finlaysonii Bloom

It’s blooms are very sweet and flowery smelling, like honeysuckle.

Where To Buy

Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.

FAQs And Common Problems

Be really careful not to water it until the soil is totally dry as they get root rot easily.

Hope you found this guide useful, you might also like our other articles: Hoya Linearis, Scindapsus Treubii Moonlight, Jessenia Pothos, Philodendron Camposportoanum Care.

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