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Hoya Scortechinii

Hoya Scortechinii

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Hoya Scortechinii For Sale

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

Hoya scortechinii is a species of epiphytic plant native to the tropical rainforests of Borneo, Malaysia. It is a member of the family Apocynaceae, which includes many species of woody vines and shrubs. This plant is commonly known as the "porcelain flower" due to the appearance of its delicate, white, star-shaped flowers that have a waxy texture.

Hoya scortechinii is a slow-growing plant with thick, succulent leaves that are elliptical in shape and dark green in color. The leaves are typically around 2-3 inches long and grow in pairs opposite each other on the stem. The plant produces clusters of flowers that hang down from the stems and have a sweet, fragrant scent. The flowers typically bloom in the spring and summer, and may last for several weeks.

This plant is popular among collectors and enthusiasts for its unique appearance and ease of care. It prefers bright, indirect sunlight and well-draining soil that is kept moist but not waterlogged. Hoya scortechinii can be grown in a variety of settings, including hanging baskets or mounted on a support such as a trellis or a piece of wood. It is a relatively low-maintenance plant that does not require frequent pruning or fertilization, making it an ideal choice for those new to plant care.

How to Care for Optimal Growing

Hoya Scortechinii Plant Care

If you have a Hoya Scortechinii and want it to thrive, here are some tips on how to care for it properly:

  1. Light: This plant prefers bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it can burn the leaves.
  2. Watering: Water the plant deeply once a week, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between watering. Do not overwater, as this can cause root rot.
  3. Soil: Use well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark can work well.
  4. Temperature: Hoya Scortechinii prefers temperatures between 60-85°F (15-29°C). Avoid exposing it to temperatures below 50°F (10°C).
  5. Humidity: This plant prefers high humidity. You can increase humidity levels by placing the plant on a pebble tray or using a humidifier.
  6. Fertilizer: Feed the plant every two to four weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength.
  7. Pruning: Hoya Scortechinii does not require frequent pruning. However, you can trim back any dead or yellowing leaves or stems to encourage new growth.
  8. Propagation: This plant can be propagated through stem cuttings. Take a stem cutting with at least two nodes and place it in well-draining soil. Keep the soil moist and place the cutting in a bright, indirect light until it roots.

By following these care tips, your Hoya Scortechinii should grow and thrive, producing beautiful porcelain-like flowers that will delight you for years to come.

Common Issues and Troubleshooting

Common Issues and Troubleshooting of Hoya Scortechinii

Here are some common issues that Hoya Scortechinii plant owners may encounter and some tips on how to troubleshoot them:

  1. Yellowing leaves: Yellowing leaves can be a sign of overwatering or underwatering. Check the soil moisture level and adjust watering accordingly. If the soil is too wet, allow it to dry out before watering again.
  2. Brown spots on leaves: Brown spots on the leaves may indicate fungal or bacterial infection. Trim off any affected leaves and isolate the plant to prevent the spread of infection. Avoid overhead watering, as this can contribute to fungal growth.
  3. Leaf drop: Leaf drop can occur due to stress from changes in environment or temperature, overwatering, or underwatering. Ensure that the plant is in the appropriate light, temperature, and humidity conditions, and adjust watering as needed.
  4. No blooms: Lack of blooms may be due to insufficient light, overfertilization, or improper pruning. Ensure the plant is receiving enough bright, indirect light, and reduce fertilizer application if necessary. Avoid pruning during the bloom period, as this can reduce flower production.
  5. Pest infestations: Common pests that may infest Hoya Scortechinii include spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Regularly inspect the plant for any signs of infestation, such as webbing or sticky residue, and treat with a mild insecticidal soap or horticultural oil as needed.

By troubleshooting these common issues and taking appropriate action, you can help your Hoya Scortechinii thrive and remain healthy.

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 Scortechinii 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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