Tricolor Hoya

English name:

Tricolor Hoya

Latin name:

Hoya Carnosa Tricolor

About me:

I am a trailing plant with beautiful variegated leaves in green, yellow and pink. My waxy leaves are plump with the water they store. I can live for a long time so I'm worth investing in.

Useful to know:

Origin

I am native to Australia and Eastern Asia

Height/Growth

I am a fast growing trailing plant and can grow as long as 3m!

Light

Keep me in a bright room but don't like me get much direct sun.

Water

Allow the top half of my soil to dry before watering, then water generously, and tip away the excess before putting me back in my ceramic pot. My roots will rot if I get too much water.

Temperature

Temperatures between 16-24 degrees are ideal for me.

Feeding

During the growing season feed me every 6 weeks with a diluted solution.

Grooming

Prune my trails in spring to maintain the desired length.

Care

Don't worry if I product sticky nectar, but remember to protect surfaces and furniture around me.

Toxicity

My sap will irritate skin and is considered toxic, so keep me away from pets and children.

Fact

I am a top air purifyier, and can help to reduce the harmful pollutants found in household cleaners.

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