Hoya

  • Hoya Cumingiana
    Hoya,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Hoya Cumingiana

    Welcome to our guide to the Hoya Cumingiana all to you need to know about care and propagation… Hoya Cumingiana Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if totally dry. Fertilizer: A balanced liquid feed in the warmer months. Soil: A Hoya Soil Mix Humidity: 70% Temperature: 21-27°C (70-80°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction The hoya cumingiana is a beautiful little plant, they grow don’t vine down as much as other hoyas, they grow upright almost like a small zz plant. See also: Hoya Soil, Hoya Curtisii, Hoya Krimson Princess, Hoya Callistophylla Care, Hoya…

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  • Hoya Serpens
    Hoya,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Hoya Serpens

    Welcome to our guide to the Hoya Serpens all to you need to know about care and propagation… Hoya Serpens Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if dry all the way down. Fertilizer: Use a balanced feed monthly in spring and summer. Soil: A Hoya Soil Mix. Humidity: 60% Temperature: 15-25°C (59-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction The hoys serpens is a small round-leaved vining epiphyte, know for it’s hairy blooms. See also: Hoya Soil, Hoya Curtisii, Hoya Krimson Princess, Hoya Cumingiana, Hoya Callistophylla Care, Hoya Sunrise, Hoya Chelsea. Hoya Serpens Light Needs…

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  • Hoya Rotundiflora
    Hoya,  Plant Care

    Hoya Rotundiflora

    A very unique Hoya, the Rotundiflora is a forgiving, easy to care for, eye-catching specimen, we cover all you need to know about care and propagation.. Hoya Rotundiflora Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if soil is dry all the way down. Fertilizer: A well diluted, balanced fertilizer, monthly in spring and summer. Soil: A hoya mix with plenty of perlite and orchid bark. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 21-27°C (70-80°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot from overwatering. Introduction A tolerant, epiphytic vining plant, the Hoya Rotundiflora has unique rounded rectangular leaves. These leaves grow in a…

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  • Hoya Burtoniae
    Hoya,  Plant Care

    Hoya Burtoniae

    Long, thick, pointed, dark green leaves with slightly darkened tips make the Hoya Burtoniae a striking hanging plant, we cover all you need to know about care and propagation.. Hoya Burtoniae Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check the soil once a week and water it only if dry all the way down. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in the spring and summer with a diluted balanced feed. Soil: Well-draining and airy. Humidity: 50-70%. Temperature: 15-35°C (59-95°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering and root rot. Introduction The Hoya Burtoniae is native to the Philippines and is a vining epiphyte.…

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  • Hoya Nummularioides
    Hoya,  Plant Care

    Hoya Nummularioides Care

    We cover all you need to know about Hoya Nummularioides care and propagation… Hoya Nummularioides Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Only water it if the soil is dry all the way down. Fertilizer: Balanced feed every month in spring and summer, a high phosphorous one when flowering. Soil: A mix of cactus soil, perlite and orchid bark. Humidity: 50% or more. Temperature: 18-26°C (64-79°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering and root rot. Introduction Hoya Nummularioides is a vining epiphyte that grows elegantly. This plant is a good choice for indoor gardening, especially for beginners, it is a great…

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  • Hoya Polyneura
    Hoya,  Plant Care

    Hoya Polyneura

    We cover all you need to know about the hoya polyneura, a.k.a. the fish tail hoya… Hoya Polyneura Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Let the soil dry out almost completely before watering again. Check weekly. Fertilizer: Use a balanced fertilizer monthly in spring and summer. Soil: Use a specific hoya mix. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 10-25°C (50-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Fishtail Hoya. Common issues: Overwatering, yellow leaves. Introduction The hoya polyneura aka the fish tail hoya is known for it’s fish tail-like trailing leaves. It is found in the wild in the Himalayas. This is a real stunner!  See…

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  • Hoya Chelsea
    Hoya,  Plant Care

    Hoya Chelsea

    We cover all you need to know about the hoya chelsea… Hoya Chelsea Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly and water only if it is mostly dry Fertilizer: Use a well diluted balanced feed monthly in the warmer summer months.  Soil: A mix of orchid bark, cactus compost and perlite. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 15-25°C (59-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Hoya Carnosa ‘Chelsea’ Common issues: Root rot from overwatering. Introduction The hoya chelsea is known for it’s big heart shaped leaves.  See also: Hoya Soil, Hoya Lacunosa, Hoya Curtisii, Hoya Compacta Care. Hoya Chelsea Light Needs Bright indirect…

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  • Hoya Sunrise
    Hoya,  Plant Care

    Hoya Sunrise

    We cover all you need to know about the Hoya Sunrise… Hoya Sunrise Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Only water if dry all the way down, check weekly. Fertilizer: Use a well diluted balanced feed in the summer. Soil:  A really well draining epiphytic mix. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 15-25°C (59-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Hoya lacunosa x  hoya obscura. Common issues: Overwatering and pests. Introduction The Hoya Sunrise is a hybrid of the hoya obscura and hoya lacunosa. We cover all you need to know about this beautiful hoya… See also: Hoya Soil, Hoya Lacunosa, Hoya Curtisii,…

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  • Hoya Soil
    Buying Guide,  Hoya

    Hoya Soil

    Introduction 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. Disclaimer: This…

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  • Hoya Linearis
    Hoya,  Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants

    Hoya Linearis

    The key to good hoya linearis care is to replicate it’s natural habitats as an epiphytic plant that grows on tree branches, we’ll go into more detail below… Hoya Linearis Summary Light needs: Lots of indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when top half of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: High phosphorous feed when flowering, balanced fertilizer the rest of the time. Soil: Mix of orchid bark and cactus soil, plus some perlite. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 15-28°C (59-82°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Wax plant. Common issues: Root rot from over watering or poor drainage. Introduction The hoya linearis is known for its really thin…

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