Plant Care Hoya 'Millie'

Hoya 'Millie'

Taxonomy

Hoya 'Millie'
Hoya
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Hoya 'Millie'

Water

How often to water your Hoya 'Millie'

Water needs for Hoya 'Millie'
0.5 cups
every 12

Hoya 'Millie' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 'Millie'

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 Hoya 'Millie' in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

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Growing Hoya 'Millie' in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Hoya 'Millie' in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 2nd, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Hoya 'Millie' in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 31.2% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Boston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to decrease by 31.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Hoya 'Millie' in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Boston is getting an average of 7.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.9 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Hoya 'Millie' in your home

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

Hoya 'Millie' 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 Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hoya 'Millie'

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

When to repot Hoya 'Millie'

Nutrient needs for plant Hoya 'Millie' in Boston, Massachusetts

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

November 29th, 2021

The growing potential in Boston is very 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 r…

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Care Summary for Hoya 'Millie'

Hoya 'Millie'

Hoya 'Millie'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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