A photo comparison of different hoya blooms

I was lucky enough to have some hoyas bloom simultaneously on multiple occasions. I took some photos of them side by side so it is easier to imagine the size of the blooms. Please find the comparison photos below. And here you will find photos of all hoyas that I managed to get to bloomContinue reading “A photo comparison of different hoya blooms”

Hoyas that bloomed for me

Let me share my joy and pretty blooms with you! 🙂 Here are the hoyas that have flowered for me so far: Hoya amicabilis Hoya bella Hoya bella ‘Anneke Buis’ Hoya bella ‘Lida Buis’ Hoya brevialata Hoya buotii Hoya burmanica Hoya sp. aff. burtoniae Hoya campanulata Hoya caudata ‘Sumatra’ Hoya sp. ‘Chicken farm’ Hoya compactaContinue reading “Hoyas that bloomed for me”

Hoyas: how to treat the root rot

Nothing is perfect, not even the hoyas. 🙂 Unfortunately, they are extremely prone to root rot. Even if you manage to perfect the substrate, the watering, the light, you will still have an occasional problem with the rot. So do not beat yourself up when one of your darling plants starts rotting. It happens! TheContinue reading “Hoyas: how to treat the root rot”

The hoya potting mix that works for me

I believe that the most important thing when mixing a hoya substrate is finding the one that will work best with your conditions. Different growers keep their hoya plants in all kinds of substrates, everything from 100% soil to entirely soilless substrates such as leca or pon.  I would say nothing is good or badContinue reading “The hoya potting mix that works for me”