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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Hoya kerrii, Heart Leaf, Sweetheart Hoya Plant
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4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Hoya kerrii, Heart Leaf, Sweetheart Hoya

Plant height: 1.2 - 1.9 inches (3 - 5 cm)
Plant spread: 2 - 4 inches (5 - 11 cm)

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.

Common name(s): Lucky-heart, Sweetheart Plant, Sweetheart Hoya, Heart Leaf, Valentine plant
Flower colours: White, burgundy/maroon-center
Bloom time: Summer
Max reachable height: Up to 4 m
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and 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
Soil: Well-drained
Water: Low
Temperature: 18 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Hoya kerrii

  • 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.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Hoya kerrii

Special features: Heart shape leaves

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: It is the best gifting plant and an ornamental to grow in the garden.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-2854240
  • https://www.ourhouseplants.com/plants/hoya-kerrii
  • https://worldofsucculents.com/hoya-kerrii-sweetheart-hoya/#prettyPhoto
  • https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/sweetheart-hoya/sweetheart-hoya-plant-care.htm

Reviews

Sunday, 23 February 2020

Good for the price paid

Prashanth Mahadevan

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.

Tripti

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well

Shrutikasikarwar
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