Rare Hoya lucardenasiana 4" grower's pot

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Hoya lucardenasiana is a rare and beautiful species of Hoya known for its small, succulent leaves and stunning clusters of pink flowers. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Hoya lucardenasiana healthy and thriving:

  1. Light: Hoya lucardenasiana prefers bright, indirect light. Place your plant near a window where it can receive plenty of sunlight, but avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves. A few hours of direct morning sunlight is usually fine.

  2. Temperature: This plant prefers temperatures between 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures but should be protected from drafts and sudden temperature drops.

  3. Watering: Allow the top inch or two of the soil to dry out between waterings. Water your Hoya lucardenasiana thoroughly when the soil feels dry, but be careful not to overwater as it can lead to root rot. Reduce watering in the winter when the plant's growth slows down.

  4. Humidity: Hoyas appreciate moderate to high humidity levels. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, using a humidity tray, or placing the plant near a humidifier.

  5. Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix for your Hoya lucardenasiana. A mix formulated for succulent plants or a combination of potting soil, perlite, and orchid bark works well. Ensure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

  6. Fertilization: Feed your Hoya lucardenasiana with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half-strength during the growing season (spring and summer) every 4-6 weeks. Reduce or stop fertilizing in the fall and winter when the plant is not actively growing.