Black Margin Hoya Parasitica
About Black Margin Hoya Parasitica
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!
Hoya parasitica 'Black Margin'
How to care for Black Margin Hoya Parasitica
Black Margin Hoya Parasitica needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Black Margin Hoya Parasitica 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 Las Vegas, Nevada ⛅.
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 Black Margin Hoya Parasitica after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.