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 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.

Calculate water needs of Hoya sipitangensis

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

59% Medium

Growing Hoya sipitangensis in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Hoya sipitangensis in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

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…

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Light needs for plant Hoya sipitangensis in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight will decrease by 24.5% ☀️

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…

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Light needs for plant Hoya sipitangensis in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

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 …

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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 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 ☀️.

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 Los Angeles, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

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…

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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 Los Angeles, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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