So they need that bright, dappled light. … Outdoors, diffused light is best and too much direct sun can cause the leaves to fade and yellow. Keeping the light high not only allows the Hoya plant to grow better, it also helps keep the soil from staying too damp.
Secondly, how much sun does a Hoya need?
Hoyas do best in bright, indirect sunlight throughout the day, though they also prefer to have two to four hours of direct sunlight. If you have a south- or west-facing window, keep your Hoya about 3–5 ft (0.91–1.52 m) away from it.
Keeping this in view, do Hoyas like sun or shade?
Hoyas grow in filtered light by choice, and though they will grow well in shade, they won’t flower unless given enough light. Morning sun or dappled light is best as hot summer sun can burn them.
Do Hoyas like to be misted?
To increase high humidity, and cleaning the leaves, misting is fine. Do not mist the your Hoya is budding or in flower. In spring Hoyas react favorably to feeding producing vigorous growth.
They actually like being pot bound & you’ll get a better bloom if you leave them be for a few years. I hadn’t repotted mine for 3 years & did it because the soil was way down in the pot. And, I didn’t jump up too big in pot size – you can see the difference in the video. … In terms of soil, Hoyas like a nice & rich mix.
Do Hoyas Like Coffee Grounds? Hoya plants exist in varieties, some of which love acidic environments while others do not. The hoya varieties that love acidic environments will appreciate a few coffee grounds.
Wax Plant Outdoor Growth
In wintertime, plants will tolerate nighttime temperatures down to 40 degrees Fahrenheit. If your nighttime temperatures fall below that, you should grow wax plants indoors instead.
Some bloom in the first year & others take a few years to establish before they bloom. My Hoya carnosa “variegata” took almost 3 years to bloom by the way, so be patient.
Hoya can be slow growing or they can grow so fast the vines will almost wrap around you if you sit still too long. They are one of the most persnickety group of plants that I’ve known and yet their allure is so strong they turn ordinary folk into Hoya addicts in very short time.
Maybe because hoyas are so adaptable to the busy lifestyle since they only require partial sunlight and little attention to watering. Hoyas have magnificent flowers and waxy leaves and most are vining plants that climb easily on a trellis for support.
Another plant with unique variegation, a Hoya carnosa compacta ‘Hindu Rope’ became the most expensive houseplant ever sold on Trade Me in June 2020. The site’s member sold it for $6500. This established plant had a cream/yellow variegation on the inside of the leaf.