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Hoya Meliflua

Hoya Meliflua

Regular price $35.00 USD
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Hoya Meliflua For Sale

INDOMARTZ is an Indonesian Product Online Store. Available for sale Hoya Meliflua, 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 Meliflua 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 Meliflua

Hoya Meliflua, also known as the Honey Plant or Wax Plant, is a tropical vine that is native to Southeast Asia. It belongs to the family Apocynaceae and is known for its waxy, fragrant flowers that range in color from pale pink to white. The plant is popular among horticulturists and is often grown as a houseplant due to its attractive appearance and easy maintenance.

One of the most notable characteristics of Hoya Meliflua is its thick, succulent leaves that are often variegated with shades of green and yellow. The leaves are shiny and smooth to the touch, and can grow up to 8 inches in length. The plant typically blooms in the summer, producing clusters of fragrant flowers that can last for several weeks.

Hoya Meliflua is a relatively low-maintenance plant that thrives in bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. It prefers temperatures between 60-85°F (15-29°C) and should be watered only when the soil is completely dry to the touch. The plant can be propagated easily from stem cuttings and is generally free from pests and diseases.

Overall, Hoya Meliflua is a beautiful and easy-to-grow plant that is perfect for both novice and experienced gardeners. Its striking appearance and sweet fragrance make it a popular choice for indoor gardens, while its hardy nature ensures that it can thrive in a variety of environments.

How to Care for Optimal Growing

Hoya Meliflua Plant Care

To care for Hoya Meliflua and promote optimal growing conditions, there are several key factors to consider:

  1. Lighting: Hoya Meliflua thrives in bright, indirect light. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves. A north or east-facing window is often an ideal location.
  2. Watering: Water Hoya Meliflua only when the soil is completely dry to the touch. Overwatering can lead to root rot, which can be fatal for the plant. It's best to use a well-draining soil mix and allow excess water to drain away.
  3. Humidity: Hoya Meliflua prefers a humid environment. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves or placing a tray of water near the plant. Avoid placing the plant near heating or cooling vents, which can dry out the air.
  4. Fertilization: Feed Hoya Meliflua with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid fertilizing during the winter months when the plant is dormant.
  5. Pruning: Prune Hoya Meliflua to control its size and shape, and to remove any dead or damaged growth. Pruning also encourages new growth and can help the plant produce more flowers.
  6. Propagation: Hoya Meliflua is easy to propagate from stem cuttings. Simply take a cutting with 1-2 leaves and place it in moist soil. Keep the soil moist and warm until new growth appears.

By following these care tips, you can help your Hoya Meliflua thrive and produce beautiful, fragrant flowers.

Common Issues and Troubleshooting

Common Issues and Troubleshooting of Hoya Meliflua

Like all plants, Hoya Meliflua can experience issues such as pests, diseases, and environmental stress. Here are some common problems and troubleshooting tips:

  1. Overwatering: Hoya Meliflua is susceptible to root rot if it is overwatered. Signs of overwatering include yellowing leaves and a mushy stem. To fix this, stop watering the plant immediately and remove any excess water from the soil. Allow the soil to dry out completely before resuming watering.
  2. Pests: Common pests that can infest Hoya Meliflua include spider mites and mealy bugs. Check the plant regularly for signs of pests, such as webbing, white fluffy patches, or sticky residue. To treat an infestation, isolate the plant and spray it with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
  3. Lack of blooming: If your Hoya Meliflua isn't blooming, it may be due to insufficient light or nutrients. Move the plant to a brighter location and consider fertilizing it with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. Avoid over-fertilizing, which can lead to excess foliage growth at the expense of flowers.
  4. Leaf drop: Hoya Meliflua may drop leaves if it's exposed to cold drafts, low humidity, or if it's underwater. To prevent leaf drop, make sure the plant is kept in a warm, humid location and that the soil is kept consistently moist (but not overwatered).
  5. Wilting: Wilting can occur if the plant is underwater or if the roots are damaged. If the soil is dry, water the plant thoroughly and ensure that excess water drains away. If the roots are damaged, remove the affected roots and bother the plant in fresh soil.

By addressing these common issues and following proper care techniques, you can help keep your Hoya Meliflua 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 Meliflua 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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