Plant Care Hoya sipitangensis

Hoya sipitangensis

About Hoya sipitangensis

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!

Taxonomy

Hoya sipitangensis
Hoya
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Hoya sipitangensis

Water

How often to water your Hoya sipitangensis

Water needs for Hoya sipitangensis
0.5 cups
every 12

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

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 sipitangensis

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 sipitangensis in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

46% Low

Growing Hoya sipitangensis in Baltimore right now

Light needs for plant Hoya sipitangensis in Baltimore, Maryland

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Hoya sipitangensis in Baltimore, Maryland

Sunlight will decrease by 28.8% ☀️

November 30th, 2022

Baltimore is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to decrease by 28.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.2 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Hoya sipitangensis in Baltimore, Maryland

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 28th, 2022

This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Hoya sipitangensis in your home

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

Hoya sipitangensis 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 Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hoya sipitangensis

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

When to repot Hoya sipitangensis

Nutrient needs for plant Hoya sipitangensis in Baltimore, Maryland

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

November 30th, 2022

The growing potential in Baltimore 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 t…

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Care Summary for Hoya sipitangensis

Hoya sipitangensis

Hoya sipitangensis


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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