Hoya Longifolia China Beans

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Hoya is photographed in an Eno pot. The package contains a plant in a plastic pot.

About the plant:
Hoya longifolia is an unpretentious climbing succulent plant originating from vast areas of China, India and Thailand. Its long stems are decorated with narrow and shiny dark green leaves that may resemble beans (from English the String Bean Hoya - a string of beans). Hoye got its Czech name of wax plants on the basis of its star-shaped flowers, which, like their leaves, shine like wax.

Hoya China Beans bloom from spring to fall with sweet-smelling white flowers with a brown center. We never remove the flowered parts of the plant, as another inflorescence will form on them later. Hoyas are fast-growing plants that should be supported as they grow - they are often woven into decorative supports (for example, circles).

Difficulty: For beginners
Cleans the air: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes
Suitable for hydroponics: Yes
Suitable for Kokedama: No

Approximate height of plant with pot: 20 cm
Diameter of the flower pot: 12 cm

Every plant is different, just like us humans. Please allow for a possible deviation in appearance compared to the product photo.

We wrote more about the Hoya plant in our article . 

svetlo Light

The plant needs a lot of light to grow healthy and color its leaves. Give the plant plenty of bright light without sunlight that could burn the leaves. The ideal location is the north and east side.

zalivka Watering

We water slightly, but regularly. Always after the substrate has dried. In winter, we limit watering.

vzduch Humidity

The plant is comfortable with increasing the air humidity by dewing, but we never mist the flowers! The leaves can be wiped from dust with a damp cloth.

mnozeni Propagation

Stem cuttings in the spring, which we let season in water or directly in soil.

problemy Common problems

  • Overwatering: Too much water can cause leaf drop.
  • Irregular watering: The plant does not bloom due to irregular and insufficient watering.
  • Direct light: Direct (especially midday) light can burn the leaves and create spots on them.
  • Dark habitat: With a lack of light, the plant's flowers may drop.
  • Change of habitat: During flowering, waxwort is sensitive to changes in habitat, to which it may respond by dropping flowers.
Hoya Longifolia China Beans

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