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Hoya linearis

Hoya linearis

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Introducing the Hoya linearis – a captivating epiphytic wonder that hails from the enchanting Himalayan region in Northern India. Embracing a unique lifestyle, this plant gracefully hangs from trees in higher altitudes, resembling the picturesque Spanish moss. Distinctive in its appearance and behavior, the Hoya linearis is a botanical gem with a penchant for cooler night temperatures, reflecting its mountainous origin.

The Hoya linearis boasts a peculiar charm, adorned with slender, soft, and slightly hairy leaves that set it apart from other Hoyas. While it may lack the large, firm, waxy leaves common in its counterparts, its delightful growing habit and curtain-like form make it an intriguing addition to any plant collection.

Come late summer to autumn, the Hoya linearis surprises with its strange yet beautiful flowers. Starting as small peduncles, they burst into clusters of small white blooms that emit a refreshing lemon fragrance. The visual spectacle of these wonderfully weird waxy flowers adds an extra layer of excitement to this already captivating plant.

Cultivation Tips:

Light: Provide your Hoya linearis with bright indirect light to stimulate healthy growth. Mimicking its natural habitat in the Himalayas, ample sunlight will fuel its development.

Water: Like many houseplants, water your Hoya linearis when the top 2 inches of soil are dry. For a thorough hydration session, soak it in the sink, allowing excess water to drain before returning it to its decorative pot.

Soil: Opt for a loose, well-draining soil mixture to ensure optimal conditions for your Hoya linearis. This mimics the plant's native environment and promotes robust root health.

Re-potting: While not demanding frequent re-potting, a yearly transplant in spring rejuvenates your Hoya linearis. This practice not only provides a nutrient boost but also creates additional space for its roots to flourish.

Temperature and Humidity: Embrace its Himalayan heritage by exposing the Hoya linearis to cooler night temperatures. The plant thrives in high humidity, making it well-suited for tropical environments and able to withstand monsoon rains.

This is a plant division in a 2.5” pot, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

Intriguing, resilient, and visually stunning, the Hoya linearis is more than just a hanging plant – it's a living testament to the beauty found in the Himalayan region. Whether you're an avid plant collector or a hanging plant enthusiast, the Hoya linearis promises a delightful sensory experience and an aesthetic appeal that will elevate your indoor garden to new heights.

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