Hoya Rope HB (Hoya Carnosa Compacta)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Hoya Rope HB (Hoya carnosa Compacta)
Mature Height 12-24 inches
Mature Width Up to 12 inches
Spacing 12-24 inches apart
Sunlight Bright, indirect light
Temperature Tolerance 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C)
Watering Needs Moderate, allow soil to dry between waterings
Growth Rate Moderate
Difficulty Level Easy to moderate
Grows Well Indoors Yes, prefers bright, indirect light
Flowering Time Spring to early summer
Origin Southeast Asia

Hoya Rope HB: A Stunning Addition to Your Garden

Hoya Rope HB, also known as Hoya carnosa Compacta, is a beautiful tropical plant that can add a touch of elegance to any garden. With its trailing vines and unique twisted leaves, this Hoya variety is a popular choice for indoor and outdoor gardening. Here's everything you need to know about growing and caring for Hoya Rope HB.

How to Grow

Hoya Rope HB thrives in well-draining soil and is well-suited for both indoor and outdoor environments. It prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate some direct sunlight. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings, as Hoyas are susceptible to root rot. Fertilize the plant sparingly during the growing season to promote healthy growth.

Care Tips

To keep your Hoya Rope HB healthy, occasional pruning is recommended to control its size and shape. This Hoya variety is relatively low-maintenance but benefits from regular cleaning to remove dust from its unique leaves. Protect the plant from extreme temperatures and drafts, as it is sensitive to sudden environmental changes.


Hoya Rope HB is a versatile plant suitable for both indoor and outdoor settings. Its trailing vines make it an excellent choice for hanging baskets or as a trailing accent in garden beds. The common name "Hoya Rope" reflects its distinctive twisted leaves, adding an interesting texture to your garden or living space.

Planting Tips

When planting Hoya Rope HB, choose a well-draining potting mix for container planting or ensure the garden soil has good drainage. Place the plant in a location with bright, indirect light. If planting outdoors, ensure it is in a protected spot to shield it from harsh sunlight or strong winds. Water the plant thoroughly after planting and adjust watering frequency based on the environmental conditions.


To keep your Hoya Rope HB thriving, prune occasionally to maintain its desired shape. Clean the leaves regularly to remove dust and enhance the plant's appearance. During the growing season, provide a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks to support healthy growth. Shield the plant from extreme temperatures and drafts for optimal care.



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