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Posted 1w ago by @tmbryant37

#hoya Help needed
So, I bought this long, skinny dude a few months ago. Thought I've watered him a few times I sort of forgot about him for a bit 😬

He is rather tall which makes him top-heavy, thus the support ring to keep him upright. One of his ropes dried out quite a bit, while the other one isn't too bad. I've given him a good soak, and he is currently outside enjoying some warmth and humidity from the rain showers in our area.

He came in a fairly small pot and is still in it since I don't know much about Hoyas like I do other plant families.
#hoyahangout- will his drier rope recover, or should I cut it and prop the top portion which is still in good shape? Also, does he need a new pot or is this the right size for a tall guy like him?

Also, I think it's time for a name so if you have ideas please share!
#happyplants #plantsmakepeoplehappy #plantaddict #plantmafia #planttherapy
I don’t think the wrinkly one will make it. They are usually trailing Hoyas. The reason they prob got that like is from shock. With Hoyas and other succulents, if you water them heavy after not being watered for a while, they may rot after going into shock
Thanks Janai. I'll give it a little while to see what it does, but if it continues to deteriorate over the next few days I'll trim it at the base and try tk propagate the healthier part at the top.
Hoyas don’t have very deep root systems and like to be slightly root bound. Can you see any roots coming out the bottom of the grow pot? I’m thinking they might need to be repotted in a slightly larger pot as well.

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