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Hoya Verstegii

Hoya Verstegii

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Hoya Verstegii For Sale

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

Hoya Verstegii, commonly known as the "Wax Vine," is a beautiful and unique plant native to the Philippines. It is a member of the Hoya family, which includes about 300 species of climbing or trailing plants. Hoya Verstegii is a popular ornamental plant, thanks to its beautiful foliage, compact size and attractive flowers.

This plant is characterized by its glossy, dark green leaves that are slightly succulent and can grow up to 3 inches long. The leaves are also thick and leathery, making them resistant to damage from insects and diseases. The Hoya Verstegii has long, slender stems that can climb up to several feet, making it perfect for hanging baskets or training on a trellis.

One of the most unique features of Hoya Verstegii is its flowers. The flowers are small and star-shaped, with a pinkish-white color and a fragrant scent. The flowers typically bloom in the summer and fall, and can last for several weeks.

Hoya Verstegii is relatively easy to care for and is an ideal plant for beginners. It prefers bright, indirect light and can tolerate some shade. It also likes well-draining soil and can benefit from regular watering during the growing season. Additionally, Hoya Verstegii can benefit from occasional fertilization to encourage healthy growth and flowering.

How to Care for Optimal Growing

Hoya Verstegii Plant Care

Hoya Verstegii, also known as Wax Vine, is a beautiful and low-maintenance plant that is relatively easy to care for. Here are some tips for optimal growing:

  1. Light: Hoya Verstegii prefers bright, indirect light, but it can also tolerate some shade. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.
  2. Watering: Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so make sure the soil is well-draining. In the winter, water sparingly as the plant enters a dormant period.
  3. Soil: Use a well-draining soil mix that contains perlite or sand to improve drainage. Hoya Verstegii prefers slightly acidic soil with a pH between 5.5 and 6.5.
  4. Fertilizer: Fertilize Hoya Verstegii once a month during the growing season with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Avoid fertilizing during the winter.
  5. Humidity: Hoya Verstegii prefers high humidity, so mist the leaves regularly or place a tray of water near the plant to increase humidity.
  6. Pruning: Prune Hoya Verstegii regularly to maintain its shape and remove any dead or yellowing leaves. You can also pinch back the tips of the stems to encourage branching.
  7. Propagation: Hoya Verstegii can be propagated through stem cuttings or by layering. Cuttings should be taken in the spring or summer and placed in a well-draining soil mix. Layering involves burying a portion of the stem in soil to encourage rooting.

By following these care tips, you can ensure that your Hoya Verstegii thrives and produces beautiful foliage and flowers.

Common Issues and Troubleshooting

Common Issues and Troubleshooting of Hoya Verstegii

Here are some common problems and their troubleshooting solutions:

  1. Yellowing leaves: This can be caused by overwatering or underwatering. Check the soil moisture level and adjust watering accordingly.
  2. Leaf drop: Leaf drop can be caused by sudden changes in temperature or light. Make sure the plant is not exposed to drafts or direct sunlight.
  3. Pests: Common pests that can affect Hoya Verstegii include spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Use insecticidal soap or neem oil to control infestations.
  4. Lack of flowers: Hoya Verstegii requires bright, indirect light to produce flowers. If the plant is not receiving enough light, move it to a brighter location.
  5. Root rot: Overwatering can lead to root rot, which can cause the leaves to turn yellow and fall off. Reduce watering and ensure that the soil is well-draining.
  6. Wilting leaves: This can be caused by underwatering or lack of humidity. Increase watering and mist the leaves regularly to increase humidity.
  7. Stunted growth: Stunted growth can be caused by lack of nutrients or poor soil quality. Fertilize the plant regularly with a balanced fertilizer and use a well-draining soil mix.

By addressing these issues promptly and following the care tips mentioned earlier, you can help ensure that your Hoya Verstegii stays healthy and thrives.

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 Verstegii 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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