How to grow Hoya meliflua

Hoya meliflua growing succulent vine of the genus Hoya also known as Wax plant, Hoya meliflua perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrant houseplant, can grow in tropics, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color green in oval shape, the leaves fleshy and waxy.

Hoya meliflua flowers

Flower fragrant color can be: pink, orange, green or red, 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 meliflua 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?
2-4 m, 6-12 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
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?
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 (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 or red

Scientific name:

Hoya meliflua

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