Plant Care Hoya Obovata Variegated

Hoya Obovata Variegated


Hoya 'Obovata' Variegated

How to care for Hoya Obovata Variegated


How often to water your Hoya Obovata Variegated

Water needs for Hoya Obovata Variegated
0.5 cups
every 12

Hoya Obovata Variegated needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, 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 Obovata Variegated

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Obovata Variegated in Austin, Texas

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Growing Hoya Obovata Variegated in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Hoya Obovata Variegated in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 5th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Hoya Obovata Variegated in Austin, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 18.5% ☀️

December 4th, 2021

Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 18.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Hoya Obovata Variegated in Austin, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Austin is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.0 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Hoya Obovata Variegated in your home

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

Hoya Obovata Variegated 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 Austin, Texas ⛅.


How to fertilize Hoya Obovata Variegated

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

When to repot Hoya Obovata Variegated

Nutrient needs for plant Hoya Obovata Variegated in Austin, Texas

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

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Austin 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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Difficulty Level

Hoya Obovata Variegated is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Hoya Obovata Variegated

Hoya Obovata Variegated

Hoya Obovata Variegated

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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