Hoya Forbesii Care

Hoya Forbesii is a tropical plant from the (Apocynaceae) family

  • Characteristics Colors

Hoya Forbesii has a characteristic elongated oval leaf shape, Hoya Forbesii has a light green leaf color and dark green leaf veins.

  • How to care  
  1. Place Hoya Forbesii plant in a place that has a light intensity of 60% - 70% with a temperature between 20-29 °C.
  2. The most suitable growing medium for Hoya Forbesii is a mixture of perlite, peat & hydrotone.
  3. For the intensity of watering Hoya Forbesii need 2 times in a week so that the growing medium is not too wet. Because Hoya Forbesii does not like excessive water intensity.
  4. The fertilization period for Hoya Forbesii can be done once a week with liquid organic fertilizer dissolved in water and then sprayed on the leaves.
  • How to propagate 

Hoya Forbesii can be propagated by cutting.

  1. The first step is to select the stem segment of the Hoya Forbesii plant which has wind roots and shoots. Then cut the internodes between the roots.
  2. Then put the plant horizontally on the growing medium with the buds in facing up position and do sufficient watering.
  3. Put it in a shady place.
  4. The new shoots will appear after approximately in 3 weeks

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