Plant Care Hoya pubicalyx

Hoya pubicalyx

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Hoya pubicalyx has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Hoya pubicalyx has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Hoya publicalix


Hoya pubicalyx

How to care for Hoya pubicalyx


How often to water your Hoya pubicalyx

Water needs for Hoya pubicalyx
0.5 cups
every 12

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

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 pubicalyx

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Hoya pubicalyx in your home

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

Hoya pubicalyx may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Hoya pubicalyx

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

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Care Summary for Hoya pubicalyx

Hoya pubicalyx

Hoya pubicalyx

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Hoya pubicalyx has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 13
Hoya pubicalyx has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 10
Hoya pubicalyx has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 6
Hoya pubicalyx has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 4
Hoya pubicalyx has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
Groundedgoddess avatar
leaf-1 85 Plants
xp 2,024 XP
globe New York

Bright indirect light has done wonders

Fast grower Fast grower
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leaf-1 54 Plants
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globe Chicago, Illinois

Lives sunlight and water. A beautiful plant, responsive to care and attention.

Fast grower Fast grower
Uriah avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
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globe Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

My Great Grandmother had a Hoya and this plant has passed its clippings generation to generation. I love my Hoya. General haven’t had any issues caring for it, it is quiet resilient!

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
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leaf-1 102 Plants
xp 5,512 XP
globe New York

Such a fun plant

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