8 - 12cm Variegated Hoya Compacta Variegata House Plant 10.5cm Pot


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Variegated Hoya Compacta, also known as Hindu Rope plant, is a beautiful and popular houseplant with twisted, rope-like leaves and unique texture. Here are some tips for caring for this plant:

  1. Light: The Variegated Hoya Compacta prefers bright, indirect light. It can also tolerate some direct sunlight, but avoid exposing it to intense afternoon sun as it can scorch the leaves.

  2. Watering: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering. Water the plant deeply but less frequently, and ensure that excess water drains out of the bottom of the pot. Overwatering can lead to root rot.

  3. Humidity: Variegated Hoya Compacta prefers a humid environment. You can mist the leaves regularly, place a tray of water near the plant, or use a humidifier to increase the humidity levels around the plant.

  4. Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix that is rich in organic matter. The soil should be slightly moist but not waterlogged.

  5. Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced fertilizer every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce the frequency of feeding during the fall and winter.

  6. Pruning: You can prune the plant to shape it or to remove any dead or yellow leaves. The Variegated Hoya Compacta can also be propagated from stem cuttings.

  7. Temperature: The plant prefers warm temperatures between 60-85°F (15-29°C). Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 50°F (10°C) or to cold drafts.

  8. Trellis or support: As the Variegated Hoya Compacta grows, it will need a trellis or support structure to climb on.

Variegated Hoya Compacta can be a slow grower, but with proper care, it can produce beautiful clusters of fragrant flowers and is a stunning addition to any indoor garden.

8 - 12cm Variegated Hoya Compacta Variegata House Plant 10.5cm Pot House Plant