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Hoya Carnosa- Wax Plant

Hoya Wax Plants showcase long slender vines with thick, waxy leaves and produce parachute clusters of star-shaped, white to pink flowers with five-point centers. The flowers are so intricately detailed, uniformly shaped and shiny, they're sometimes called Porcelain Flower. These low-maintenance tropical flowers are perfect in a garden or planter trailing down from a shelf.

Brown vine stems with waxy green leaves that have white speckles across them.

 

General Care

Sunlight

Well lit spot, away from direct sunlight.

Water

Water occasionally, allowing soil to dry out between watering.

Humidity

Thrives in warm, moist areas like bathrooms and kitchens.

Soil

Use a well-draining potting mix.

Peduncles protruding white star-shape flowers that have layered tiny purple central ones.

Common Problems

Hoyas are susceptible to sap-sucking insects like aphids and mealybugs, Treat at first sight. Keep the leaves clean by wiping with a damp cloth, when required.

Symptom

Lack of growth 

Cause

Pot to big, replant in snug tight pot

Symptom

Grey patches on leaves

Cause

Overwatered, root rot

Precautions

Hoya’s have the ability to remove pollutants from the air. It can reduce the components of indoor air pollution and make the air healthier to breathe, making it perfect for households with pets or children.

 

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