Plant Care Waxplant

Waxplant

Taxonomy

Hoya caudata
Hoya
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Waxplant

Water

How often to water your Waxplant

Water needs for Waxplant
0.5 cups
every 12

Waxplant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, ID.

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

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Waxplant in Boise, ID

Boise, ID

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Growing Waxplant in Boise right now

Light needs for plant Waxplant in Boise, ID

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

July 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boise is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight i…

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Light needs for plant Waxplant in Boise, ID

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 7.7% ☀️

July 28th, 2021

Boise is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to decrease by 7.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Waxplant in Boise, ID

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

July 27th, 2021

This month, Boise is getting an average of 13.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 4.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.0 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Waxplant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Waxplant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Waxplant 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Boise, ID ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Waxplant thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Waxplant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Waxplant: 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 Waxplant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Waxplant

Waxplant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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