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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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

    When to water Hoya kerrii?

    Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Before water Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

    Is Hoya kerrii a cactus?

    No, Hoya kerrii is a not cactus it is a succulent plant.

    How fast do Hoya kerrii grow?

    Following few points can help Hoya kerrii to grow faster Sunlight- plants thrive in humidity and prefer indirect bright light. soil- It requires well-drained soil rich in organic matter. watering- apply water when the upper soil layer (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Fertilizer once a month with organic fertilizer in the spring, summer and fall season.

    Is Hoya kerrii a succulent?

    Yes, Hoya kerrii is a succulent.

    How to repot Hoya kerrii?

    1. Find Right Size Pot for Hoya kerrii. When it's time to repot a Hoya kerrii, look for a container that's about 2 inches (5 cm) larger than the one the Hoya kerrii is currently in. 2. Make the potting mix - Contents: Sand (50%), and any one of the following in 50 % amount Perlite / Vermiculite / Cocopeat (50%). 3. Place a small amount of soil mix in the bottom of the new container. Carefully set the Hoya kerrii in the new container. If the bottom of the Hoya kerrii is not level with the rim of the pot, remove it and add a little more soil. Keep doing this until the Hoya kerrii is level with the rim. 4. Keep a day after repotting and then water. Use care when watering, since overwatering is one of the biggest problems with Hoya kerrii. Let the soil dry out completely between watering, avoid overwatering.

    How to propagate Hoya kerrii?

    We can propagate Hoya kerrii through cuttings. To grow Hoya kerrii through cuttings consider the following points 1. To grow Hoya kerrii in pot, choose a pot having of 5 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. stem cuttings. Cut the 5-6 cm long stem and Insert the lower end of a section of stem with at least two leaves into moist potting soil and, after a few months, the cutting will begin producing new stems and new leaves 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location.

    Is Hoya kerrii poisonous?

    No, Hoya Kerrii is listed non-toxic to cats and dogs but it is recommended to keep your pets away from this plant.

    Does Hoya kerrii bloom?

    Hoya kerrii blooms in the summer season.

    What is Hoya kerrii?

    Hoya kerrii is a succulent plant with thick heart-shaped leaves, belong to the Apocynaceae family, that can grow up to 4 meters high.

    How to grow Hoya kerrii from seed?

    Generally Hoya plants are not grow through seeds, the easiest method to grow Hoya plant is cutting. Consider the following point to growing Hoya kerrii seed. 1. Use a pot having a 5-inch upper diameter with a drainage hole. 2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light.

    How to water Hoya kerrii?

    Before watering Hoya kerrii Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

    When to repot Hoya kerrii?

    1. After purchasing plants if the pot is too small, proceed to re-pot so that the plant may grow properly. 2. When plant overgrows in the current pot or after every 2 -3 years change the pot and preferably in June-July.


    Monday, 27 July 2020

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot


    Monday, 27 July 2020

    Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you

    Manisha Sharma

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

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

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