HOYA CARNOSA - info
The Hoya carnosa is known in Italy under the common name of wax flower.
In its natural habitat lives among the vegetation on the trees, sometimes only with a little roots anchored to the branches in jungles and tropical forests.
Generally needs a very humid environment with frequent rains and temperatures above 15 degrees with a fast evaporation of the water, especially near the roots.
- A lot of light. No direct sun.
- Recommended temperature
- Greater than 15 °C
- Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.
- In the EIGHTEENTH century, the botanist Robert Brown was the named in honor of his friend Thomas Hoy who was the gardener of the duke of Northumberland.
- South-east Asia, Australia, Polynesia