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 Chicago, Illinois.

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 Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

27% Very Low

Growing Hoya 'Millie' in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant Hoya 'Millie' in Chicago, Illinois

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 21st, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Chicago 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 'Millie' in Chicago, Illinois

Sunlight will increase by 27.3% ☀️

January 19th, 2022

Chicago is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to increase by 27.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.5 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Hoya 'Millie' in Chicago, Illinois

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

January 20th, 2022

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 6.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 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 Chicago, Illinois ⛅.

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 Chicago, Illinois

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

January 21st, 2022

The growing potential in Chicago 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 …

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

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