Hoya kerrii, Heart Leaf, Sweetheart Hoya - Succulent Plant

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.
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1Hoya kerrii, Heart Leaf, Sweetheart Hoya - Succulent Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Hoya kerrii

Hoya kerrii is a climbing 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. They produce small balls of nectar, colored red to brown.

It stays unchanged for many months. Then it grows quickly, maybe one meter by year.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height5 inch (13 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Lucky-heart, Sweetheart Plant, Sweetheart Hoya, Heart Leaf, Valentine plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 4 m
Flower Colour White, burgundy/maroon-center
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level 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

    Start planting when the temperature is stable. Use a small pot for one leaf. Re-pot when a plant grows drastically. Take care of roots while planting. Keep a safe distance between two plants as they should not collide with each other.

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering Low
    Soil Well-drained
    Temperature 18 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer.

    Hoya kerrii special feature

    Heart shape leaves

    Hoya kerrii uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is the best gifting plant and an ornamental to grow in the garden

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Hoya kerrii?

    Hoya kerrii is commonly known as Lucky-heart, Sweetheart Plant, Sweetheart Hoya, Heart Leaf, Valentine plant

    How tall do Hoya kerrii grow?

    On average Hoya kerrii grows Up to 4 m

    What color are Hoya kerrii?

    A Hoya kerrii plant bears flowers of color White, burgundy/maroon-center

    When Hoya kerrii blooms?

    With enough light, Hoya kerrii may produce White, burgundy/maroon-center flowers in Summer

    How hard is Hoya kerrii to grow?

    A Hoya kerrii is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Hoya kerrii need?

    A Hoya kerrii prefers Full sun to part shade

    How much water does a Hoya kerrii need?

    A Hoya kerrii prefers watering Low

    What kind of soil does a Hoya kerrii need?

    A Hoya kerrii prefers Well-drained

    What temperature does a Hoya kerrii like?

    A Hoya kerrii prefers 18 to 30 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Hoya kerrii?

    To encourage Hoya kerrii growth, Use any organic fertilizer.


    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team


    Tuesday, 03 March 2020

    This plant initially takes time to grow.


    Sunday, 23 February 2020

    Good for the price paid

    Prashanth Mahadevan
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