Hoya Pachyclada
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Hoya Pachyclada

The hoya pachyclada is relatively easy to care for, we cover all you need to know…

Hoya Pachyclada Summary

Light needs:Bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Only water it if the soil is dry all the way down.
Fertilizer:A well diluted balanced feed once a month in spring and summer.
Soil: Equal parts soil, perlite and orchid bark
Humidity:60% or more
Temperature:15-28°C (59-82°F).
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Common issues:Overwatering and root rot.


The hoya pachyclada is a really slow growing hoya with big round leaves. We run down it’s care needs in this concise guide.

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

Light Needs

Bright indirect sunlight with no direct sun is best.

How Often To Water A Hoya Pachyclada

Put your finger in the soil once a week to test it and only water it when all the soil is dry.


Feed your hoya pachyclada a well diluted balanced feed once a month in spring and summer. It’s important to water it down to avoid fertilizer burn.

Hoya Pachyclada Soil

A mix of equal parts soil, perlite and orchid bark will work well, the roots hate to sit in water logged soil so you want something that is really well draining.

When To Repot

Check the plant every year at Easter and pot it up a size if needed. It is fine to be a little bit root bound.


Hoyas are ok in most household humidity levels, but will do best if you can give them 60% or more. Get a humidity meter if you can to keep an eye on levels.


Aim for a range of 15-28°C (59-82°F).

How To Propagate Hoya Pachyclada

Propagate a hoya pachyclada by taking cuttings that have two nodes and a few leaves. Take the leaves from the bottom node, and put the cutting in water. There should be at least one or two leaves above the water. Once it roots, pot them up in hoya soil and treat as a juvenile plant.

Where To Buy

Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.

FAQs And Common Problems

Overwatering and root rot are the main issues, as long as you water them sparingly and they are in a very well draining epiphytic medium they should do well.

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