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  • Botanical Name: Hoya obovata
  • Common Name(s): Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant

Hoya Obovata: The Heart-Leafed Elegance

Meet the Hoya Obovata, a botanical marvel celebrated for its heart-shaped leaves and understated charm. This vining succulent, also known as the Wax Plant, graces spaces with cascading tendrils adorned by glossy, deep-green foliage. The leaves, shaped like hearts, create a delightful display, capturing the essence of natural beauty. Hoya Obovata produces clusters of star-shaped, fragrant flowers, enhancing its allure. Adaptable and resilient, it thrives in various conditions, making it a popular choice among plant enthusiasts. Elevate your indoor garden with the timeless elegance of Hoya Obovata, a symbol of love and botanical grace.

*Limit 2 Per Customer*

Comprehensive Care Guide for Hoya Obovata (Wax Plant)

Hoya Obovata, commonly known as the Wax Plant, is a charming and easy-to-care-for succulent vine. With its glossy, oval-shaped leaves and occasional clusters of fragrant flowers, Hoya Obovata is a delightful addition to any indoor space. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Hoya Obovata flourishes and brings its unique beauty into your home:

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Place Hoya Obovata in bright, indirect light. It tolerates lower light conditions but thrives in brighter settings. Protect it from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

Water:

  • Allow Drying Between Watering: Water the plant when the top inch of the soil feels dry. Hoya Obovata prefers to dry out between waterings, and overwatering can lead to root rot. Adjust watering frequency based on environmental factors and the plant’s needs.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of orchid bark, perlite, and regular potting soil. Excellent drainage is essential to prevent waterlogged soil.

Temperature:

  • Warm Conditions: Maintain a warm environment with temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Hoya Obovata is sensitive to cold temperatures and should be protected from drafts.

Humidity:

  • Average Humidity: Hoya Obovata can adapt to average humidity levels, making it suitable for a variety of indoor environments. It thrives in typical household humidity.

Pruning:

  • Encourage Bushiness: Prune Hoya Obovata to encourage bushiness and control its size. Trim leggy stems and remove any yellow or dead leaves. Pruning is best done in the spring or early summer.

Fertilization:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half strength and apply every 2-4 weeks. Reduce or eliminate fertilization in fall and winter.

Flowering:

  • Clusters of Fragrant Flowers: Hoya Obovata produces clusters of fragrant star-shaped flowers. While it may take time to bloom, providing bright light and proper care enhances flowering. Be patient, as Hoyas are known for sporadic blooming.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Monitor for Pests: Keep an eye out for common pests like mealybugs and spider mites. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Good air circulation helps prevent fungal issues.

Support:

  • Hanging Basket or Trellis: Given its trailing habit, consider planting Hoya Obovata in a hanging basket or providing a trellis for support. This showcases its cascading vines and adds an aesthetic appeal to your space.

Propagation:

  • Stem Cuttings: Propagate Hoya Obovata through stem cuttings. Take 4-6 inch cuttings with at least two leaves and root them in a well-draining medium. Propagation is generally successful, allowing you to share the beauty of this succulent vine.

Challenges:

  • Patience with Blooms: Hoya Obovata may not bloom immediately, and flowering can be sporadic. Consistent care, especially providing bright light, increases the likelihood of stunning star-shaped blooms.

Embrace the Beauty of Hoya Obovata: Celebrate the natural elegance of the Wax Plant as your Hoya Obovata graces your home with its glossy leaves and occasional clusters of fragrant flowers. With the right conditions and attention, this charming succulent vine will reward you with its unique and enchanting presence.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Hoya Obovata

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Hoya obovata
  • Common Name(s): Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant

Hoya Obovata: The Heart-Leafed Elegance

Meet the Hoya Obovata, a botanical marvel celebrated for its heart-shaped leaves and understated charm. This vining succulent, also known as the Wax Plant, graces spaces with cascading tendrils adorned by glossy, deep-green foliage. The leaves, shaped like hearts, create a delightful display, capturing the essence of natural beauty. Hoya Obovata produces clusters of star-shaped, fragrant flowers, enhancing its allure. Adaptable and resilient, it thrives in various conditions, making it a popular choice among plant enthusiasts. Elevate your indoor garden with the timeless elegance of Hoya Obovata, a symbol of love and botanical grace.

*Limit 2 Per Customer*

Comprehensive Care Guide for Hoya Obovata (Wax Plant)

Hoya Obovata, commonly known as the Wax Plant, is a charming and easy-to-care-for succulent vine. With its glossy, oval-shaped leaves and occasional clusters of fragrant flowers, Hoya Obovata is a delightful addition to any indoor space. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Hoya Obovata flourishes and brings its unique beauty into your home:

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Place Hoya Obovata in bright, indirect light. It tolerates lower light conditions but thrives in brighter settings. Protect it from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

Water:

  • Allow Drying Between Watering: Water the plant when the top inch of the soil feels dry. Hoya Obovata prefers to dry out between waterings, and overwatering can lead to root rot. Adjust watering frequency based on environmental factors and the plant’s needs.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of orchid bark, perlite, and regular potting soil. Excellent drainage is essential to prevent waterlogged soil.

Temperature:

  • Warm Conditions: Maintain a warm environment with temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Hoya Obovata is sensitive to cold temperatures and should be protected from drafts.

Humidity:

  • Average Humidity: Hoya Obovata can adapt to average humidity levels, making it suitable for a variety of indoor environments. It thrives in typical household humidity.

Pruning:

  • Encourage Bushiness: Prune Hoya Obovata to encourage bushiness and control its size. Trim leggy stems and remove any yellow or dead leaves. Pruning is best done in the spring or early summer.

Fertilization:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half strength and apply every 2-4 weeks. Reduce or eliminate fertilization in fall and winter.

Flowering:

  • Clusters of Fragrant Flowers: Hoya Obovata produces clusters of fragrant star-shaped flowers. While it may take time to bloom, providing bright light and proper care enhances flowering. Be patient, as Hoyas are known for sporadic blooming.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Monitor for Pests: Keep an eye out for common pests like mealybugs and spider mites. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Good air circulation helps prevent fungal issues.

Support:

  • Hanging Basket or Trellis: Given its trailing habit, consider planting Hoya Obovata in a hanging basket or providing a trellis for support. This showcases its cascading vines and adds an aesthetic appeal to your space.

Propagation:

  • Stem Cuttings: Propagate Hoya Obovata through stem cuttings. Take 4-6 inch cuttings with at least two leaves and root them in a well-draining medium. Propagation is generally successful, allowing you to share the beauty of this succulent vine.

Challenges:

  • Patience with Blooms: Hoya Obovata may not bloom immediately, and flowering can be sporadic. Consistent care, especially providing bright light, increases the likelihood of stunning star-shaped blooms.

Embrace the Beauty of Hoya Obovata: Celebrate the natural elegance of the Wax Plant as your Hoya Obovata graces your home with its glossy leaves and occasional clusters of fragrant flowers. With the right conditions and attention, this charming succulent vine will reward you with its unique and enchanting presence.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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