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Hoya Care Guide

Common Names: Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower, Honey Plant

Origin: Native to Southeast Asia and Australia

- Prefer bright, indirect light.
- Too much direct sunlight can scorch their leaves, while too little can reduce flowering.

- Allow the top inch or two of the soil to dry out between waterings.
- Avoid letting the plant sit in water.

- Fast-draining potting mix.
- Consider adding perlite or sand for extra drainage.

Temperature & Humidity
- Ideal temperature:15°C - 27°C.
- They thrive in higher humidity but can tolerate average household humidity.

- Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).

- Stem cuttings in water or soil.
- Ensure to take a cutting with at least 2-3 nodes.

- Not typically necessary, but you can trim to shape or to remove yellowed leaves.

Potential Problems
- Pests: Aphids, mealybugs, and spider mites.
- Overwatering can lead to root rot.

Special Note
Hoyas are known for their stunning, fragrant flowers that often have a waxy appearance. They can be grown as hanging plants or trained to climb.