Plant Care Waxvine
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Waxvine

4.9 out of 5 (10 experiences)

Waxvine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Waxvine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Common waxflower

Taxonomy

Hoya australis
Hoya
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Waxvine

Water

How often to water your Waxvine

Water needs for Waxvine
0.5 cups
every 12

Waxvine 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 Waxvine

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Waxvine in your home

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

Waxvine 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Waxvine in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Waxvine

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

FAQs
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Dormancy
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Propagation

Care Summary for Waxvine

Waxvine

Waxvine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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

Waxvine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Waxvine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Waxvine has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Waxvine has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Waxvine has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Jan avatar
@Jan
leaf-1 41 Plants
xp 648 XP
10/03/2021

Uses special soil likes to dry out before watering again

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Pet friendly Pet friendly

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