Hoya microphylla Schltr.

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Probably the smallest leaved Hoya species available. The branches are like threads. The leaves are slightly pubescent

Hoya microphylla is very sensitive to drought. It is best grown in a selfwatering pot with the water container always filled to maximum.

My plant hasn't bloomed yet so the photo of the flowers were taken at a friends house.

 Variations in Hoya

Does not tolerate any sunlight. A window facing north is recomended..


Should not be allowed to go dry. Keep slightly moist at all times.


Cool growing species. Tolerates longer periods of temperatures just below 10°C. Does not like to be exposed to temperatures above 25°C for any longer period.

Flower size: ca 20 mm

Leaf size: 5mm × 10mm

Growth: Climber/creeper

Scent: Faint

Section: Physostelma

Origin: Papua New Guinea

Author: Schltr.

Publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. l. 127 (1913).


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