Plant Care Grass-leaved Hoya
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Grass-leaved Hoya

4.8 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Grass-leaved Hoya has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Grass-leaved Hoya has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Also known as

Grass Leafed Hoya

Taxonomy

Hoya retusa
Hoya
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Grass-leaved Hoya

Water

How often to water your Grass-leaved Hoya

Water needs for Grass-leaved Hoya
0.5 cups
every 12

Grass-leaved Hoya needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Grass-leaved Hoya

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Grass-leaved Hoya in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Grass-leaved Hoya: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Grass-leaved Hoya may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Grass-leaved Hoya in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Grass-leaved Hoya

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Grass-leaved Hoya: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Grass-leaved Hoya after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Grass-leaved Hoya

Grass-leaved Hoya

Grass-leaved Hoya


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Grass-leaved Hoya has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Grass-leaved Hoya has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Grass-leaved Hoya has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Grass-leaved Hoya has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Jan avatar
@Jan
leaf-1 41 Plants
xp 648 XP
10/03/2021

Likes to dry out mostly between watering

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Kugglag avatar
@Kugglag
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 79 XP
globe Lawrenceville, Georgia
09/04/2021

Slow grower but lots of fun!

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor

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