Relatively slow-growing compared to other Hoya varieties. The Hoya Carnosa forms long stems with attractive glossy leaves. Take cuttings of this plant in the summer, cut the stems about 7 cm. Has anyone else found this to be true? Hoya lacunosa for hanging or dangling off a bookshelf, as its vines readily cascade. STRIKE IT! The plants start as small and bushy looking, but as they grow, the stems and leaves vine and drape instead of staying full. with its lovely porcelain-like flowers has fleshy wax-covered leaves, which is why it is also called wax flower or wax plant. You can root these in water or in a lightly-dampened growth medium. The Hoya Telegraph no 1, 2012 3 Editorial It is a great pleasure for our society to finally be able to publish an English version of our bulletin. The 2nd way I’ve tried but haven’t had any success with and that is by leaf cutting. The critical care requirement of this type of succulent is not to over-water the plant. The Hoya Kerrii plant has a very special leaf shape and is often used as a romantic gift. Hoya Pubicalyx Flower. Numerous tiny flowers form bouquet-like clusters around 2 inches in size. Hoya, in the wild, grow on trees and can extend out with their vines up to 20ft+ long. Talking Hoya Kerrii care on my side patio: Sweetheart Hoya Care & Growing Tips Light. Never cut the long tendrils! I haven’t been able to get it to grow much (nothing like I’ve seen in pictures – no long strands of leaves growing down/up). The problem is, there is no stem attached to the leaf. The stem should ideally have a few leaves on the top along with one set of node. The leaves and flowers are covered in a waxy substance, giving the plant its name. Simply take stem cuttings that are maybe 2-4 inches long or so, and remove the leaves from the bottom one or two nodes (where the leaves meet the stem) but be careful not to break any aerial roots. Sufficient light is one of the most important contributing factors when trying to get a Hoya to bloom. A common leaf is about 5 to 12 cm (4 inches) long and about 6 cm (2.4 inches) wide. Propagate Hoya plants from stem cuttings or by air layering. Mine sits on a floating shelf in my kitchen next to a sliding glass door with an east exposure. If there are no flowers on Hoya, it may be that you have one of the non-blooming types or (more likely) some cultural defect is causing the plant to fail to flower. It needs a piece of the stem attached or it will never vine. This method also takes too time in my book. The Hoya plant climbs or cascades to 20 feet or more. I’m back after a couple months hiatus. We have many active members in our editorial group which has now been extended to involve translators and proofreaders. The large leaves are 3–6 cm long and 2–5 cm wide. It is your choice. There are over 200 species of the easy to grow almost indestructible Hoya Plants. How to Train Your Plant to Transform into a Stunning Hoya. You’ll want to let the soil dry out partially in between watering cycles. Either way, expect the full length or height of the plant to be between two and four feet. This species is suited to full sun or heavy shade. Steps. The flowers are star-shaped, dusty pink with a light-pink central star. Stem cuttings should be taken from the softer wood or new growth of the plant, and should be 4-6″ long with a few leaves. Well here’s the problem, these little cuttings have no node. The thick leaves are quite dark green, oval (almost a little egg shaped) and they are 10-20 cm long and 6-10 cm wide. This single Hoya leaves all rooted in a terra cotta saucer. Photo: ... You can even take a leaf cutting, at least sort of, as long as you include, along with the leaf, a section of the stem at its base, as that is where the dormant bud will be found.