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!
How to care for Hoya sipitangensis
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 Los Angeles, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Los Angeles is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
November 28th, 2022
Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 24.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.8 megajoules of energy per…
November 27th, 2022
This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of …
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 maximize the potential for growth..️
Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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.
November 26th, 2022
The growing potential in Los Angeles is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…