Hoya carnosa - Wax Plant
Hoya carnosa is the classic Wax Plant from your childhood, a staple of bright kitchen windows. Hoyas are known for their long, vining tendrils, waxy leaves and sweet-smelling flowers. Hoya carnosa has large, dark green, almond-shaped leaves that emerge along its long vines, which will eventually put out clusters of pink flowers with dark red centers.
• Light: Perfect for bright, indirect light
• Water: Drought tolerant. Water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry to the touch
• Considerations: Use a well-draining soil, and select a planter with drainage. Pet friendly! Read our Hoya journal entry for more information.
WHAT TO EXPECT
You'll get a healthy Hoya carnosa that meets our rigorous quality standards in your choice of a 4" or 6" nursery pot. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos.
Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!
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My plants all arrived beautifully packaged, my hoya has already adjusted to my home. Thank you
Both my Hoyas were delivered in tip-top shape! The plants were cuddled in weather barriers. They are now happily at home. I am so glad I ordered from Pistil; so glad in fact, that I ordered more plants a few days ago!
This Hoya arrived beautiful and it had grown several new leaves in the few weeks I’ve had it.