Plant Care Hoya fitchii

Hoya fitchii

About Hoya fitchii

Hoya fitchii is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Hoya fitchii likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Hoya fitchii
Hoya
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Hoya fitchii

Water

How often to water your Hoya fitchii

Water needs for Hoya fitchii
0.5 cups
every 12

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

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 fitchii

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Hoya fitchii in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Growing Hoya fitchii in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Hoya fitchii in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

January 28th, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently medium 👌.

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 fitchii in Houston, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 20.7% ☀️

January 26th, 2022

Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 20.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.3 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Hoya fitchii in Houston, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 28th, 2022

This month, Houston is getting an average of 7.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Hoya fitchii in your home

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

Hoya fitchii 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 Houston, Texas ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hoya fitchii

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

When to repot Hoya fitchii

Nutrient needs for plant Hoya fitchii in Houston, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 27th, 2022

The growing potential in Houston is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Care Summary for Hoya fitchii

Hoya fitchii

Hoya fitchii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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