Hoya carnosa growing succulent vine of the genus Hoya also known as Wax plant, Hoya carnosa perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrant houseplant, can grow in tropics, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green some cultivars are variegated with white green leaves, the leaves fleshy and waxy.
Hoya carnosa flowers
Flower fragrant color can be: pink, red, purple, white, green or yellow, the flower is waxy in a star shape with little star in the middle, the flowers grow in inflorescence the shape can be umbel to ball shape.
Hoya carnosa for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Hoya carnosa growing and care:
Frost free, trellising, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (very hard to find seeds)
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn (not in cold winter area)
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Better to cut only the leaves
Size of the plant?
4-10 m, 12-30 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade for flower in light
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes better to hang from the ceiling or somewhere high
Spring / Summer / Autumn (rarly)
General information about the flower:
Star shape with little star in the middle flower is waxy, the flowers grow in inflorescence the shape can be umbel to ball shape, can be in the color: pink, red, purple, white, green or yellow