PLANT CARE ( Hoya kerrii | Sweetheart Hoya )
|You will need a range of between 18°C – 27°C / 65°F – 80°F for optimal growing temperatures.
|This plant will need a reasonably lightroom in order to actually grow, although it will still get by even if you pick a shadier spot, very dark places need to be avoided though.
|Average room (around 40% relative humidity). Dry air isn’t a problem with this succulent.
|Water thoroughly springs through fall, allowing the potting mix to dry out a bit between waterings. This succulent won’t tolerate soggy soil.
Since this Hoya kerrii | Sweetheart Hoya is a vine, it can get a little out of hand especially if you’re not putting on a trellis. At this point, you’ve got to prune the part of the stem that seems out of proportion. Cut it back down to its node to achieve the kind of shape you want the plant to have. Hoya kerrii | Sweetheart Hoya will normally produce a sticky sap at the cut portion. Those heart-shaped leaves that are discolored and diseased should be pruned as well. This will allow for new leaves to grow and flourish. Remember not to cut the peduncle. This is the portion where the flowers of your valentine hoya emerge. Leave that out because it will be the same location where new flowers will bloom the next year. Hoya kerrii | Sweetheart Hoya is a slow grower so it won’t need repotting until a few years have passed. However, Some growers don’t feel the need to transfer it to a larger container. Remove the hoya from its pot. Shake off the existing soil to exposed the roots. Trim down the dead roots and leaves only the healthy ones.
An example picture gives a trustworthy image of the plant with good care. The plant in the example picture is not the real plant to deliver. This is an example, so variations are possible. Eventually, the delivered plant may differ in for example size, the number of flowers & branches, The Plant Will be in a Plastic Pot Not The One Shown In The Picture.