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Hoya again

This is a discussion on Hoya again within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; Some Hoyas are slow-growing, but I think H. carnosa grows like a weed (at least ...

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    Some Hoyas are slow-growing, but I think H. carnosa grows like a weed (at least for me).

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    I have the really, really curly leaf type, and it grows maybe an inch a year.

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    Mine seems to grow in fits and spurts. Grows rapidly for a time then pauses to catch its breath then shoots out again.

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    Mine is currently blooming around the trellis I wrapped it around earlier this Spring. I love it when they decide to bloom in "strategic places"


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    Those blooms are fab! I have a rooted cutting coming, I hope I live long enough to see it flower! Judi

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    Gosh, that's just stunning!

    I used to have one of those aaaaages ago but it never bloomed, I had no idea they have such pretty flowers until I saw them on here.

    Good growing, everyone

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    Beautiful shots, Pavel and Clint. Hoyas are wonderful; I saw a guide get a tourist to taste the nectar of one at MSBG. She was astonished at how sweet it was!

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    I've tasted it too. It's sweeter than orchid honey!


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    Beautiful shots, Pavel and Clint. Hoyas are wonderful; I saw a guide get a tourist to taste the nectar of one at MSBG. She was astonished at how sweet it was!

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    Mine is in bloom too , it was in the greenhouse almost took over the roof area . Also have the one Diane mentioned the rope hoya I looked for a picture I took of the bloom, didn't find it . Thanks for sharing yours .. Gin

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    Quote Originally Posted by clintdawley View Post
    Mine is currently blooming around the trellis I wrapped it around earlier this Spring. I love it when they decide to bloom in "strategic places"
    That is beautiful! WOW!

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