Water once a week or when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. Keep the soil lightly moist at all times, but do not overwater as this will cause brown spots and leaf drop. Curly or dry leaves suggest, the plant is dry and needs watering. Water in the early morning or late evening when temperatures are cooler. Always check your soil before watering.
Bright indoor light or indirect sun. 6 hours to 8 hours
Maintain temperatures between 18°C - 24°C. Avoid draughts as these can create undesirable temperature fluctuations. Consider giving your plant an occasional misting twice every week to maintain the optimum humidity level.
Apply liquid fertilizer once in 15 days when the plant is actively growing. For best results use Folikraft ready to use Indoor Plant Food.
Hoya Carnosa Albomarginata
Hoya carnosa Albomarginata is native to India and other parts of Asia. Leaves have a beautiful white and pink variegation. They will produce lovely star shaped flowers which are waxy and sweetly scented! Hoya is a great choice for a gift as they are super easy going, would also be well suited to someone with a busy lifestyle.
How to care for your hoya -
Water: Less is more when it comes to watering; we like to wait until the leaves pucker slightly.
Light: This hoya grows best in very bright light. Southern exposure is best, but it can adapt to east or west locations in front of a window. In low light, a Hoya Carnosa Albomarginata plant may never bloom.
Humidity: They like high humidity and would be perfect for a bathroom or kitchen.