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Hoya Leucantha

Hoya Leucantha

Regular price $35.00 USD
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Hoya Leucantha For Sale

INDOMARTZ is an Indonesian Product Online Store. Available for sale Hoya Leucantha, the plants we offer are native plants cultivated by our local farmers. Can ship to USA, CANADA, EUROPE, ASIA and AFRICA legalized with Phytosanitary Certificate. Buy online Hoya Leucantha in our shop with safe and secure payment.

Plant photos are for reference. We always choose the best plants for buyers. The size and shape of the plant to be sent is like the one in the photo, more or less the leaves depend on the stock available. Prior to the delivery process, the plants will receive special treatment in quarantine so that they are clean from pests, insects and shipping plants without using soil media but instead using alternative planting media, namely moss or tissue.

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Description and Characteristics

Description and Characteristics for Hoya Leucantha

Hoya Leucantha, also known as the White Hoya or Fishtail Hoya, is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia, and is commonly cultivated as a houseplant in many other parts of the world.

The Hoya Leucantha is a climbing plant that can grow up to 6 feet in length, with slender, vining stems that produce small, round leaves. The leaves are dark green and have a slightly glossy texture. The plant's most distinctive feature is its flowers, which are star-shaped and white with a yellow center. The blooms are fragrant and can last for several weeks.

Hoya Leucantha is a relatively easy plant to care for, making it popular among indoor gardeners. It prefers bright, indirect light and should be watered only when the soil has dried out completely. It thrives in humid conditions and benefits from occasional misting. The plant can be propagated by stem cuttings, which should be taken in the spring or summer and placed in a well-draining potting mix. With proper care, the Hoya Leucantha can live for many years and produce blooms annually.

How to Care for Optimal Growing

Hoya Leucantha Plant Care

To care for a Hoya Leucantha plant and ensure optimal growth, there are several factors to consider. Here are some tips on how to care for a Hoya Leucantha plant:

  1. Light: Hoya Leucantha prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but too much can scorch its leaves. A north-facing window or a spot with filtered light is ideal.
  2. Water: Water your Hoya Leucantha when the soil has dried out completely. It prefers well-draining soil and can be sensitive to overwatering. Watering once a week during the growing season is generally sufficient, but adjust according to the plant's needs.
  3. Humidity: Hoya Leucantha thrives in humid conditions. To increase humidity, mist the leaves regularly or place a tray of water near the plant.
  4. Temperature: Hoya Leucantha prefers warm temperatures between 60-80°F (15-26°C). It can tolerate cooler temperatures but should be kept away from cold drafts.
  5. Fertilizer: Feed your Hoya Leucantha with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 2-3 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Do not fertilize during the dormant season (fall and winter).
  6. Pruning: Prune your Hoya Leucantha to control its size and shape. It can also encourage new growth and flowering. Prune after blooming to avoid cutting off developing buds.
  7. Propagation: Hoya Leucantha can be propagated by stem cuttings. Take a cutting in the spring or summer and place it in a well-draining potting mix. Keep the soil moist and wait for roots to develop before transplanting.

With proper care, a Hoya Leucantha plant can thrive and produce beautiful flowers for many years to come.

Common Issues and Troubleshooting

Common Issues and Troubleshooting of Hoya Leucantha

Like any plant, Hoya Leucantha can experience a variety of issues that can affect its growth and health. Here are some common problems and troubleshooting tips:

  1. Overwatering: Hoya Leucantha is sensitive to overwatering, which can lead to root rot and other issues. Make sure the soil has dried out completely before watering and avoid leaving the plant in standing water.
  2. Underwatering: On the other hand, underwatering can cause the leaves to wilt and dry out. Check the soil regularly and water when it has dried out completely.
  3. Lack of humidity: Hoya Leucantha prefers humid conditions, so low humidity can cause the leaves to turn brown and dry out. Mist the leaves regularly or place a tray of water near the plant to increase humidity.
  4. Pest infestations: Common pests that can affect Hoya Leucantha include spider mites and mealybugs. Inspect the plant regularly and treat with an appropriate insecticide if necessary.
  5. Lack of flowering: If your Hoya Leucantha is not blooming, it may not be getting enough light or nutrients. Make sure it is getting enough bright, indirect light and feed it with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season.
  6. Yellowing leaves: Yellowing leaves can be a sign of overwatering or nutrient deficiencies. Check the soil moisture and fertilize if necessary.
  7. Wilting leaves: Wilting leaves can be a sign of underwatering or pest infestations. Check the soil moisture and inspect the plant for pests.

By addressing these common issues and taking steps to prevent them, you can help ensure that your Hoya Leucantha plant stays healthy and thriving.

Treatment After Shipment

Here are some general steps you can follow after buying houseplants online from abroad :

  • Unpack your plants : Carefully remove your plants from their packaging and inspect them for any damage that may have occurred during shipping. Separate the moss/tissue at the roots. Cut and discard any damaged or rotting roots, Also check the leaves, cut and discard if any are yellow.
  • Plant acclimatization : Clean with clean water and give anti-bacterial or anti-fungal drugs. Give your plants some time to adjust to their new environment. They may be stressed from the shipping process and may need a few days to acclimate to their new surroundings.
  • Repot the plants : They may need to be repotted into larger containers. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current pot and make sure it has drainage holes.
  • Water the plants : Check the soil moisture level and water your plants as needed. Be sure not to overwater, as this can lead to root rot.
  • Provide adequate lighting: Most houseplants require bright, indirect light. Place your plants in a location that provides the appropriate lighting for their specific needs.
  • Monitor the plants : Keep an eye on your plants and watch for any signs of stress or disease. Take action immediately if you notice any issues.
  • Follow care instructions : Make sure to follow the care instructions that came with your plants, as different species have different requirements for water, light, and humidity.

Overall, the key to success with houseplants is to provide them with the right environment and care. With a little attention and patience, your new plants should thrive in their new home!

Handling Time

It takes 1–2 weeks for the process of obtaining export permits and laboratory examinations for the issuance of Phytosanitary Certificates. Plants can be sent if a phytosanitary certificate has been issued.

Delivery

Hoya Leucantha are sent from East Java, Indonesia. The shipping fee is (USA : 60 USD) & (Others Country : 70 USD) per order, with an estimated delivery time of 5–10 business days to the destination of the package. Shipping services using DHL EXPRESS or CARGO. We will send a tracking number and link via email so buyers can monitor the journey of their package.

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