Hoya Kentiana Variegata
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Hoya Kentiana Variegata

All you need to know about hoya kentiana variegata care…

Hoya Kentiana Variegata Summary

Light needs:Bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Water when soil is dry, check the soil weekly with your finger.
Fertilizer:Feed it a balanced feed once a month in spring and summer.
Soil: Equal parts perlite, orchid bark, potting compost.
Humidity:60%.
Temperature:10-25°C (50-77°F).
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Other names:Variegated wax plant.
Common issues:Overwatering, soil that is not well draining enough.

Introduction

The hoya kentiana variegata is an impressive slender leaved hoya, we cover all you need to know…

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

Light Needs

Give your hoya kentiana variegata bright indirect sunlight, but it should not get direct sun which can easily burn the variegated parts of the leaves.

How Often To Water

Water when soil is dry, check the soil weekly with your finger.

Fertilizer

Feed it a balanced feed once a month in spring and summer. Make sure it is well diluted to avoid fertilizer burn.

Soil

A really well draining mix is essential as hoyas are really susceptible to root rot. Equal parts perlite, orchid bark, potting compost.

When To Repot

Check the roots once or twice a year and if they are getting crowded, pot it up a size.

Humidity

60% is best, they will appreciate it if you can up their ambient humidity.

Temperature

10-25°C (50-77°F) is good for them. They can tolerate cold at night quite well but prefer warmer household temperatures.

Hoya Kentiana Variegata Flowers

The hoya kentiana variegata has groups of small dark pink closed flowers.

How To Propagate Hoya Kentiana Variegata

You can propagate a hoya kentiana variegata with a stem cutting with at least two node and three leaves. Strip the leaves from the bottom node and put the cutting in water to root. Then pot it up in soil after a few months. You can then treat it as a juvenile plant.

Where To Buy

Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.

Other Names

Variegated wax plant.

FAQs And Common Problems

Any problems with this plant will show on the variegated part of the plants leaves. The main issue is overwatering, let the plant dry out between waterings, and keep it in a well draining and chunky mix.

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