Hoyas grow on trees in the wild, they are epiphytic. This means they naturally like to grow and root in bits of bark but will not do well in heavy wet soil, they are not suited to it. They must have a bark based medium that does not et the roots sit in water logged soil and allows them to get plenty of oxygen to them too. We run down all you need to know about hoya soil…
See also: Hoya Lacunosa, Hoya Curtisii, Hoya Compacta Care, Hoya Sunrise, Hoya Chelsea, Hoya Polyneura, Hoya Fungii, Hoya Krohniana, Anthurium Soil, Alocasia Soil, Monstera Soil, Philodendron Soil, Succulent Soil.
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DIY Hoya Soil Mix Recipe
This is a really easy hoya mix…
- 1 part orchid bark
- 1 part perlite
- 1 part cactus compost
Mix the parts very well and you’re good to plant your hoyas in it.
Best Hoya Soil To Buy
For an out the box solution, your best bet is to buy a premium hoya mix for Etsy.
Hoya Soil pH
Aim for pH 6 soil for a hoya.
Hope you found this article useful, you might also like: Hoya Lacunosa, Hoya Curtisii, Hoya Compacta Care, Hoya Fungii, Hoya Krohniana.
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