Plant Care Hoya crassipetiolata

Hoya crassipetiolata

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 12/23/2022

About Hoya crassipetiolata

With over 500 species and even more cultivars, there's a Hoya out there for everyone! They're native to Southeast Asia and their common name, waxplant, refers to their thick, waxy leaves which help them retain water in the heat. They're excellent climbers and will take off if you give them a trellis to grow on. Their other-worldly, star-shaped flowers are often fragrant and come in brilliant shades of red, pink, yellow, and more!

Taxonomy

Hoya crassipetiolata
Hoya
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Hoya crassipetiolata

Water

How often to water your Hoya crassipetiolata

Water needs for Hoya crassipetiolata
0.5 cups
every 12

Hoya crassipetiolata needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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 Hoya crassipetiolata

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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5"
Light

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

Plant care guide for Hoya crassipetiolata in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

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Growing Hoya crassipetiolata in Atlanta right now

Light needs for plant Hoya crassipetiolata in Atlanta, Georgia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 26th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Atlanta is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Hoya crassipetiolata in Atlanta, Georgia

Sunlight will increase by 25.7% ☀️

January 27th, 2023

Atlanta is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to increase by 25.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.5 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Hoya crassipetiolata in Atlanta, Georgia

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

January 30th, 2023

This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 6.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Hoya crassipetiolata in your home

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

Hoya crassipetiolata may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hoya crassipetiolata

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

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Care Summary for Hoya crassipetiolata

Hoya crassipetiolata

Hoya crassipetiolata


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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