Waxplant
Hoya carnosa
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days during summer
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Waxvine, Waxflower, Hoya, Porcelain Flower
Family Apocynaceae

Characteristics

Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
  • white
  • pale pink
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    5
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    6
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    8
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    9
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Leaf color
  • green