Such a cute tabletop plant! The Heart Leaf Hoya is the perfect plant for any small space as the single heart-shaped leaf sits pretty on top of the soil. Place it on your desk for a sweet little friend!
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 5-9” Depending on the grow pot size.
Plant Care Level: Easy
Hoyas are sometimes referred to as “scent mimics”. These scent mimics can have a wide range of scents. Some can smell as honey while others like the ‘Corpse flower’ can smell of rotting meat. Most of Hoya’s smells are reminiscent of vanilla, chocolate, and other confectionery goods.
Hoya ‘Heart’ Care Tips
How to care for information:
Common Names: Lucky heart, Sweetheart Hoya, Heart Leaf
- Hoyas are susceptible to root rot, it’s best to plant your hoya in a soil medium with high porosity. Add orchid bark and perlite to your soil medium.
- Allow the soil to completely dry in between watering. The succulent leaves will hold water. During warmer months, keep the soil moist but not water logged.
- Provide a trellis for extra support and keep the plant appearing nice and tidy.
The Hoya ‘Heart’ Story
Where is it from?
The Hoya ‘Heart’ is native throughout South China, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Java.
Who is the Hoya ‘Heart’?
This climbing epiphytic vine, has been documented growing upto 13 feet high in the wild. The Star shaped flowers range from varying hues of Pink with red to brown centers.
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 ‘Heart’ the right plant for me?
Another easy to care for Hoya, the heart leaf hoya prefers a consistent environment. Allow soil to completely dry in between watering. The succulent leaves will hold water. During warmer months, keep the soil moist. Be warned the the ‘Heart’ Hoya can be a slower grower and may take months to grow a leaf but once it decides to grow it can explode with heart shaped leaves.
Pet Friendly: Yes, the Hoya is pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: This plant looks great on an office desk, a shelf, or hanging basket.