Hoya kerrii is named Sweetheart Plant because of the valentine shaped leaves. It has thick, succulent type leaves that are indeed shaped like flat hearts.
||Hoya kerrii, Heart Leaf, Sweetheart Hoya - Succulent Plant
||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Hoya kerrii or known as Sweetheart Plant, Hoya kerri got its nickname, with its spade- or heart-shaped leaves. It is a climbing succulent plant that can grow up to 4 meters high. Stems have a diameter of 7 mm. The leaves are 6 cm wide, 5 mm thick.
Adult plants show inflorescences of 5 cm diameter and up to 25 flowers.
||5 inch (13 cm)
||3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Lucky-heart, Sweetheart Plant, Sweetheart Hoya, Heart Leaf, Valentine plant
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 4 m
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Avoid keeping in dark places.Wait until the soil has dried out a little and then water again.The soil should never be saturated or boggy as this will lead to rotting.Apply a feed twice a year at most and for an older plant or that single leaf is throwing out new shoots you can feed a little more.Young plants with only one leaf should start to be re-potted when there is new growth.
Hoya kerrii care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.Water the plants when the topsoil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.Keep the plant in indirect bright light.Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.
||At least 1-3 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
||The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
||18 to 30 degrees C
||During the main growing season (Feb-June) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
Hoya kerrii special feature
Heart shape leaves
Hoya kerrii uses
- It is the best gifting and an ornamental plant to grow indoor