Welcome to our guide to hoya macrophylla…
Hoya Macrophylla Care Summary
|Light needs:||Bright indirect sunlight.|
|Watering needs:||Check the soil once a week and water when totally dry.|
|Fertilizer:||A balanced fertilizer once a month in the spring and summer.|
|Soil:||A mix of equal parts soil, perlite and orchid bark.|
|Where to buy:||Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.|
|Common issues:||Root rot.|
The hoya macrophylla is a relatively easy to care for hoya with large (for a hoya) tear drop shaped leaves. We run down all you need to know…
Hoya Macrophylla Light Needs
Bright indirect sunlight is best, they will be ok with a bit less.
How Often to Water
Check the soil once a week and water when totally dry. They must not sit in soggy soil for very long.
Use a balanced fertilizer once a month in the spring and summer.
Hoya Macrophylla Soil
A mix of equal parts soil, perlite and orchid bark is ideal.
When To Repot
They do not need regular repotting and are ok to be a bit pot bound. Check them in Spring and repot if crowding.
60% is ideal for hoyas like this.
The temperature range 15-28°C (59-82°F) is best, so they will be just fine most homes.
Where To Buy
Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Hoya Macrophylla FAQs and Common Problems
Root rot is a very common issue, hoyas are epiphytes and grow up in trees naturally in bark, so they must not sit wet soil.