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Hoya Rope Plant

Hoya Rope Plant

Regular price $28.28 USD
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Common Name(s): Hindu Rope, Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant, Krinkle Curl Botanical Name: Hoya Hindu Rope

Hoya Rope Plant Description

The Hoya Rope Plant features thick, waxy leaves that curl into compact, spiral forms, giving it a very distinctive appearance. These leaves grow along vine-like stems, which can drape beautifully from hanging baskets or climb up supports. The plant occasionally produces clusters of star-shaped, sweetly scented flowers, typically pink or white, adding an extra aesthetic appeal.

Care Plan for Hoya Rope Plant

Light: Hoya Rope thrives in bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct morning sun but should be shielded from harsh afternoon rays to prevent leaf scorch. While it can survive in lower light conditions, growth may slow, and flowering will be less frequent.
Watering: This plant prefers to be watered thoroughly but allowed to dry out somewhat between waterings. Ensure the potting mix is almost completely dry before re-watering, as Hoyas are susceptible to root rot if kept too moist. During the winter, reduce watering frequency to reflect the plant's reduced growth activity.
Humidity: While Hoyas do well in average household humidity, they benefit from higher humidity levels. Consider misting the plant occasionally or placing it on a pebble tray with water to increase the surrounding humidity, especially if you notice the leaf tips becoming dry or brown.
Temperature: Hoya Rope prefers warmer temperatures, ideally between 60-85°F (15-29°C). It should be protected from drafts and sudden temperature changes.
Child and Pet Safety: The Hoya Rope Plant is non-toxic to both pets and children, making it a safe addition to any home. This feature, combined with its unique appearance, makes it particularly appealing for households with pets and small children.
General Tips: Hoya plants benefit from being slightly pot-bound, so only repot every few years or when the potting mix deteriorates. Use a well-draining potting mix, ideally one formulated for succulents or cacti. Fertilize during the growing season with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer to encourage growth and flowering.

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