Wax Plant

General Information
Common Name Wax Plant
Family Asclepiadaceae
Genus Hoya
Species carnosa
Origin Southern China to Australia
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Hanging Basket

Plant in Photo
Container Size 08 in
Plant Height (photo) 12-15 in
Width 15-18 in
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green, White, Pink
Texture Fine
Flower Color
General Heights Short

Container Sizes 06 in-10 in
Heights 06 in-18 in
Common or Rare Common
Forms Multi, Basket

Care Basics
Water Use Low
Humidity Requirements Low
Light Level Medium Light Preferred

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 50 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 200 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 300 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Scale, Mealy Bug, Aphids
Most Common Disease Problem
Special Requirements or Needs
Poisonous None