How to grow Hoya compacta

Hoya compacta growing succulent vine of the genus Hoya also known as Waxflower or Hoya carnosa Compacta, Hoya compacta perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrant houseplant, can grow in tropics, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves color green some cultivars are variegated with white green leaves, the leaves fleshy and waxy in heart shape but the leaves are twisted and create unique structure.

Hoya compacta flowers

Flower fragrant color pink, 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.

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Requirements for Hoya compacta 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:
Poisonous

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn (not in cold winter area)

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Better to cut only the leaves

Size of the plant:
50-150 cm, 20-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade for flower in light

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes better to hang from the ceiling or somewhere high

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn (rarely)

General information about the flower
Pink star shape with little star in the middle flower is waxy, the flowers grow in inflorescence the shape can be umbel to ball shape

Scientific name:

Hoya carnosa Compacta

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