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Hoya retusa

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Hoyas are popular, low-maintenance trailing houseplants. Known for their waxy leaves and fragrant star-shaped flower clusters, these are some of the easiest and most forgiving plants. Hoya retusa has very narrow, long leaves that are eye-catching and unusual. 

(Plant pictured is the 6in version of this plant)

 

PLANT INFO:

Registered name: Hoya retusa

Parent lineage: Hoya retusa

Origin: India, Eastern Himalayas 

Type: Epiphyte, Tropical

Pot Size: 4in

Plant height: Trails to any length

Bloom info: White star-shaped, small spread out clusters

Fragrant: Citrus or lemon like scent

Toxic: No


CARE INFO:

Potting mix: Well-draining grainy cactus/succulent mix. Repot in Spring every 1-2 years or when root bound. Prefers to be root bound to flower.

Light: Bright indirect light. South or shielded West facing preferred. Will tolerate East morning light as well.

Water: Water thoroughly when dry (1-2 inches of the soil is dry). Will tolerate drought.

Temp: Warm (60F min night, 85F max day). Keep above 50F.

Humidity: 30-70%. Not picky, but will appreciate higher humidity.

Fertilizing: Slow release fertilizer (Osmocote recommended) applied at the beginning of Spring. Alternatively, full strength soluble 20-20-20 fertilizer applied monthly during active growth. Decrease in Winter.