Hoya Carnosa Compacta – Picture shows in an 8″ hanging basket
Light: Low – Bright
Water: 2 – 3 Weeks
Pet Friendly: Yes
Hoya carnosa compacta thrive in bright indirect light. You can also grow them in medium to low light too. However, the growth of the plant will be slower and will require less water. Please let the soil get 100% dry between watering. The watering is somewhere between 2 – 3 weeks as every house is different in terms of heat, humidity, and light. It is highly recommended to use room temperature water to water your plants as we do not want to shock the roots with hot or cold water. Hoyas are tropical plants and love high humidity. A regular misting will make the plant very happy and healthy. However, you can also grow them in room humidity without any issue.
Hoya carnosa compacta is a unique houseplant featuring dark curly green leaves. This plant is native to Southeast Asia and Australia. With the proper growing condition and care, this houseplant can thrive indoors. This is a vining plant that grows very well with the support of a moss pole or just hanging from a basket. The plant produces pink flowers.
Hoya is a genus of 200–300 species of tropical plants in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae. Hoyas are native to different parts of Asia such as the Philippines, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Polynesia, New Guinea. Also, a lot of these varieties are also found in Australia. Common names for this genus are wax plant, wax vine, waxflower, or simply hoya. To learn more about hoyas, please click here.
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Hoya carnosa compacta is pet-friendly. Also, you can find a wide range of pet-friendly plants on our website.