Hoya chlorantha Rech.

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This is a fast growing climber with beautiful leaves. I recieved it as a medium sized cutting in May 2006. A year later it had grown into the plant featured in the photo. The first time it bloomed in June 2007 it had three umbels opened at the same time.

The leaves of Hoya chloratha are small to medium sized, approx. 70mm long and 25mm wide and quite thin. Light green with a beautiful pattern from the darker veins. The twining vines are quite slender. Avoid letting the soil run dry. Hoya chloratha prefers even moist.

Flowers are 20mm in diameter, usually green but sometimes slightly yellow. Just slightly scented.

Subspecies or variations:
Information and photos of variations in Hoya chlorantha in my collectionInformation and photos of various Hoya chlorantha in my collection
Light, but no sunlight

Likes light but should not be exposed to sunlight. A protected window facing west is good.

Slightly moist

Tolerates some drought but should not be allowed to run completely dry.


Intermediate species. Tolerates short exposure to temperatures no less than 10°C. Best grown in a regular room temperature of 20-25°C.

Flower size: 20mm

Leaf size: ca 25mm × 70mm

Growth: Climbing

Scent: Faint


Origin: Samoa Islands

Author: Rech.

Publication: Fedde, Repert. Nov. Sp. v. 131 (1908)


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