Hoya Carnosa Care

Hoya carnosa, the porcelain flower or wax plant, is an Asclepiad species of flowering plant in the dogbane family Apocynaceae. It is one of the many species of hoya that are native to Eastern Asia and Australia. This is the classic wax plant from your childhood. Dark green, large, almond-shaped leaves grow on long vines, which will eventually put out creamy flower clusters.

Below are some tips and tricks to best care for your Hoya Carnosa! 


Light: Medium to bright indirect light.  

Water: Every 3-4 days; less is more when it comes to watering.