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Hoya 'Chelsea'

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A climbing trellis plant the Hoya Carnosa ‘Chelsea’ is ideal for beginners and makes a great addition to a bathroom or kitchen. One of the more common members of the Hoya family, the Carnosa ‘Chelsea’ has deep green almost round, almond-shaped leaves and given the right care will develop cream-colored tiny star-shaped flowers that grow in clusters.  Hoya’s are also called wax plants! This is due to their semi-succulent thick leaves that appear to be made of wax. 

Hoya’s grow little stick appendages from their vines called “peduncles”. They may look dry or even brown but they shouldn’t be trimmed from the plant. It's important to continue your routine when these appear as this is where the flowers will bloom from! 

Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 5-9” depending on the grow pot size.
Plant Care Level: Easy

Key Benefits 

One of the more common members of the Hoya family, the Carnosa has deep green almond-shaped leaves and given the right care will develop cream-colored tiny star-shaped flowers that grow in clusters.

Hoya 'Chelsea' Care Tips

  • Other Common Names: Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant
  • Binomial Name: Hoya carnosa 'Chelsea'
  • Care Level: Easy to medium
  • Light: Bright indirect to filtered bright light
  • Water: Allow soil to dry completely
  • Pet Friendly: Yes

    The Hoya 'Chelsea' Story

    Where is it from?
    The Hoya is from Asia and Australia

    Who is the Hoya 'Chelsea'? 
    The Hoya ‘Chelsea’ is a fairly forgiving plant when it comes to neglect. It does prefer to have the soil dry out in between watering due to its succulent nature.

    Good For You!
    Sleep? We love Hoyas in the bedroom! With their long vining habit, it creates the perfect relaxing mood.

    Breath? The Hoya plant is air-purifying.

    Is the Hoya 'Chelsea' the right plant for me?

    The Hoya Carosa ‘Chelsea’ is fairly easy to care for. Although, the watering schedule and consistency is the hardest part of caring for this plant. Place your plant in a location with bright, indirect light or filtered sunlight - this will solve your watering issues and prevent any problems along the way.

    Pet Friendly: Yes, the Hoya is pet-friendly.

    Location Suggestions: This plant looks great in a hanging basket.

    Care Instructions

    Light

    Prefers bright, indirect light or filtered bright light

    Water

    Allow soil to completely dry in between watering. The succulent leaves will hold water. During warmer months, keep the soil moist.

    Temperature

    Average from 65°F - 75°F

    Feeding

    Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.

    Toxicity

    Non-toxic. Although, it is a great practice to keep your plants away from pets and children.

    Grooming

    Place this plant under a showerhead every couple of weeks to clean off any dust or debris.

    Care

    Provide a trellis for extra support and keep the plant appearing nice and tidy.

    General Information About Your Plant

    Origin

    Asia, Australia

    Leaves

    It has deep green almost round, almond-shaped leaves and given the right care will develop cream-colored tiny star-shaped flowers that grow in clusters.

    Repotting

    Can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot. Only do so when necessary as Hoyas prefer to be rootbound.

    Soil

    Use a well-draining, chunky medium.

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    04/04/2022
    jennifer s.
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    Beautiful thick green leaves

    This plant looked so healthy when it arrived and it looks great on my shelf!