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Hoya carnosa 'Tricolor'

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Description

Hoya carnosa 'Tricolor' is a vining plant that features lovely tricolor foliage. Mature leaves showcase cream and green variegation, and young leaves are pink. It also produces waxy, star-shaped, flowers that release a sweet, delightful fragrance. The flowers appear in clusters of about 30 tiny flowers.

Size: 6cm pot

Origin: Eastern Asia

Care

Light: Bright indirect light

Humidity: Moderate

Temperature: 16-25ºC

Watering: Allow the top 2-3 cm of the soil to dry between waterings while the plant is actively growing, usually from spring through autumn. Reduce watering frequency in winter if light levels are lower.

Feeding: Use half the recommended dose of a potash liquid fertilizer every few weeks from spring to autumn, or whenever you can see active growth.

Soil: Equal parts of orchid compost, multipurpose compost and perlite.

Tip: Do not remove the flower stalks as more flowers will appear from the stumps. This plant is safe around pets and children. Keep away from direct light and radiators. Once the plant has settled at home, we recommend repotting into a slightly larger pot.

Baby plants Hanging plants Pet friendly