Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts
Hoya Heart Plant ‘Hoya kerrii’ Lovers Day Valentines Gift – Single & Double Hearts

Introducing the Hoya heart plant, also known as Hoya Kerrii Single Heart Leaf, which represents love with its charming heart-shaped leaves. It's no wonder that this Hoya heart plant has become a popular choice for long-distance relationship gifts and for showing your love on Valentine's Day or Lovers's Day.

Native to Southeast Asia, the Hoya heart plant has several other common names, such as sweetheart hoya vine, hoya hearts, lucky heart plant, and Valentine's hoya. Unlike the Trailing Hoya Kerrii vine, which has long vines that cascade down, these Valentine plants are unique as they stay single-leaf, making them the perfect plant for a tabletop or windowsill.   

The Single Heart Hoya Kerrii plant features vibrant, solid green hearts with thick, fleshy, and waxy leaves, which can vary slightly depending on the heart-shaped hoya plant's age and growing conditions.

The Heart Hoya Kerrii single-leaf growth is slow, which means it won't outgrow its pot too quickly and stay as a single heart-shaped leaf. This makes your love plants ideal for indoor gardening, as they can be easily maintained in small pots and kept at a manageable size. With proper care and attention, the Hoya Kerrii one-leaf plant can reach a height of around 5 inches, making it a compact and attractive addition to any indoor space in a pot.

Additionally, it's important to note that the Hoya heart succulent is considered non-toxic to humans and pets. So, you can enjoy its beauty without worrying about any harmful effects.

Watering Needs  

When it comes to watering your hoya heart plant, water it when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. This usually translates to watering every 1-2 weeks, depending on the temperature and humidity levels in your environment. During the warmer months or if your Hoya heart plant is in a brighter spot, it may require more frequent watering. However, during the winter months or if it's in a cooler area, you can reduce the frequency of watering. 

When watering, make sure to thoroughly saturate the soil, allowing the excess water to drain away via a drainage hole. Avoid leaving your Hoya plant heart in a saucer of standing water, as this can lead to root rot. It's also a good idea to use a pot with drainage holes to ensure proper water flow.  

Remember, it's always better to underwater than to overwater your single-leaf Hoya Kerrii. These tropical plants are quite resilient and can tolerate periods of drought better than excessive moisture. Observing your Hoya kerrii sweetheart leaves can also give you some clues about their watering needs. If the leaves start to shrivel or become wrinkled, it may be a sign that they need a drink.  

Light Requirements  

When it comes to indoor growing, this single-leaf Hoya heart plant prefers bright, indirect light. Place it near a window that receives bright, filtered sunlight throughout the day. Direct sunlight can be too intense and may scorch the leaves of this delicate Hoya plant. If you notice that the leaves are turning yellow or brown, it might be a sign that it's receiving too much direct sunlight. Adjust the position of your Hoya kerrii heart accordingly to provide the right amount of light.  

If you're considering growing your hoya heart plant outdoors, it's best to place your hoya Kerrii in a partially shaded area. This means finding a spot where it receives a few hours of morning or late afternoon sunlight but is protected from the intense midday sun. This will help prevent the leaves from getting burned and ensure optimal growth.  

Optimal Soil & Fertilizer Needs  

The Hoya kerrii heart plant favors very airy, sandy soil that drains well. Planting them in ordinary wet soil will result in compacted roots, stunted growth, and most likely root rot. Instead, make or buy a well-draining potting mix, or ideally use our specialized succulent potting mix that contains 5 natural substrates and mycorrhizae to promote the development of a strong root system that helps your heart-shaped succulent thrive. 

When it comes to fertilizing this plant, it's best to use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. During the growing season, which is typically spring, you can feed your Valentine plant once a year. Dilute the fertilizer according to the manufacturer's instructions and apply it to the soil. Be careful not to over-fertilize, as this can lead to salt buildup and damage the roots. In the winter months, when the hoya heart plant is in its dormant phase, you can reduce or stop fertilizing altogether. 

Hardiness Zone & More 

The Hoya heart plant is generally well-suited for indoor environments, making it a popular choice for houseplant enthusiasts. It thrives in average room temperatures ranging from 65°F to 75°F. It's important to keep your hoya heart plant away from drafts and extreme temperature fluctuations, as it prefers a stable and consistent environment. As for humidity, the Hoya heart plant does well at typical household humidity levels, but it appreciates slightly higher humidity. You can increase humidity by placing a tray of water near your single-leaf hoya heart or using a humidifier.  

If you're considering placing this plant outdoors, it's important to note that it is not frost-tolerant and should be protected from cold temperatures. The Hoya heart plant is typically suitable for USDA hardiness zones 10–12, where temperatures do not drop below 30°F. In these zones, it can be grown outdoors as long as it is provided with filtered or indirect sunlight. However, it's important to gradually acclimatize the single-heart hoya plant to outdoor conditions to avoid shock. 

Final Thoughts  

Overall, the Hoya Heart Plant is a wonderful choice for plant enthusiasts and makes for the perfect gift for loved ones. Its heart-shaped leaves symbolize love and affection, making it an ideal present for anniversaries, Valentine's Day, or Lovers Day Valentines Gift. Not only is it a thoughtful gift, but it also has the potential to thrive for years to come, becoming a lasting reminder of your love and the bond you share. Hoya kerrii thrives in bright, indirect light, watering when soil feels dry, but avoids overwatering. A well-draining potting mix prevents waterlogging.

With proper care, your Hoya heart plant will flourish and bring joy to your space and your relationship.

Botanical Name Hoya kerrii
Common Name Hoya heart, Sweetheart hoya, Valentines Hoya
Dormancy Winter
Family Apocynaceae
Genus Hoya
Growth Habit Single leaf, Double leaf
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10, 11, 12
Mature Size 5 in. tall
Native Area Southest Asia
Plant Type Evergreen succulent
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulents potting soil
Special Features Heart shape leaves
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

Pests & Common Problems of Hoya Heart Plant

Hoya Heart plants are generally resilient and low maintenance, but they can still face a few common problems. The most common problems are: 

Mealybugs: These tiny, white, cotton-like insects can infest the leaves and stems of Hoya heart plant. They suck sap from the Hoya heart, causing stunted growth and yellowing leaves. To get rid of them, you can use a cotton swab dipped in rubbing alcohol to remove them manually or use an insecticidal soap.  

Aphids: These small, soft-bodied insects can cluster on the new growth of the plant, causing distortion and discoloration of the leaves. You can remove them by spraying your heart hoya plant with a mixture of water and mild dish soap or using an insecticidal spray. 

Scale Insects: These pests appear as small, brown, or black bumps on the leaves. They feed on the sap of your hoya heart Valentine’s plant, leading to yellowing leaves and weak growth. You can remove them by gently scraping them off with a soft brush or cloth soaked in rubbing alcohol.   

Root Rot: Overwatering or poorly draining soil can cause the roots to rot, leading to wilting, yellowing, and drooping leaves. To prevent root rot, make sure to allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings and ensure that the pot has drainage holes. 

Shriveled or wrinkled leaves: If the Hoya Heart plant's leaves appear shriveled or wrinkled, it could be a sign of underwatering. This plant prefers slightly moist soil, so if it's not receiving enough water, the leaves can become dehydrated and lose their plumpness. Ensure you water the plant regularly, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings, but avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.  

Sunburn: Exposing the Hoya Heart plant to direct sunlight for extended periods can result in sunburn. The leaves may develop brown or yellow patches, become discolored, or even shrivel up. To prevent sunburn, it's best to place the plant in bright, indirect light or provide some shade during the hottest parts of the day.  

Remember, regular inspection and proper care can help prevent and address these issues. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you take care of a Hoya heart plant? 

Taking care of a single-leaf Hoya Heart plant is quite simple! First, make sure it's in a well-drained pot with good-quality soil. Water it when the top inch of soil feels dry but be careful not to overwater. Hoya Hearts like bright, indirect light, so placing it near a window is ideal. You can also rotate your Hoya kerrii single-leaf plant occasionally for even growth. Additionally, keep the temperature between 60-80°F and fertilize it once a year during the growing season. 

Will a single Heart leaf grow into a full plant?  

A single heart leaf on its own won't grow into a full plant. It needs more than just the leaf to develop into a complete plant. However, there can still be a special benefit to having a single heart leaf. It can serve as a unique and charming decoration all by itself! You can place it in a small vase or use it as a lovely addition to your desk or room decor.

It's simple beauty as a single heart can be a reminder of love, growth, or whatever meaning you associate with it. It's such a romantic idea to give someone an angel leaf on Valentine's Day or an anniversary. It stays as a heart if single, so you have the choice of buying whichever type you want.  So, while it won't become a full plant, it can still hold its own special significance and add a touch of beauty to your surroundings.  

Why is my Hoya kerrii single leaf turning yellow?  

If your Hoya Kerrii single leaf is turning yellow, it may be because of aging, overwatering, insufficient light, pests or diseases, or unusual spots or discoloration. Overwatering can cause the leaf to fall off prematurely, so it's crucial to allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering again. Insufficient light can also cause the leaf to yellow prematurely. Regularly check for any signs of yellowing.

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Introducing the Hoya heart plant, also known as Hoya Kerrii Single Heart Leaf, which represents love with its charming heart-shaped leaves. It's no wonder that this Hoya heart plant has become a popular choice for long-distance relationship gifts and for showing your love on Valentine's Day or Lovers's Day.

Native to Southeast Asia, the Hoya heart plant has several other common names, such as sweetheart hoya vine, hoya hearts, lucky heart plant, and Valentine's hoya. Unlike the Trailing Hoya Kerrii vine, which has long vines that cascade down, these Valentine plants are unique as they stay single-leaf, making them the perfect plant for a tabletop or windowsill.   

The Single Heart Hoya Kerrii plant features vibrant, solid green hearts with thick, fleshy, and waxy leaves, which can vary slightly depending on the heart-shaped hoya plant's age and growing conditions.

The Heart Hoya Kerrii single-leaf growth is slow, which means it won't outgrow its pot too quickly and stay as a single heart-shaped leaf. This makes your love plants ideal for indoor gardening, as they can be easily maintained in small pots and kept at a manageable size. With proper care and attention, the Hoya Kerrii one-leaf plant can reach a height of around 5 inches, making it a compact and attractive addition to any indoor space in a pot.

Additionally, it's important to note that the Hoya heart succulent is considered non-toxic to humans and pets. So, you can enjoy its beauty without worrying about any harmful effects.

Watering Needs  

When it comes to watering your hoya heart plant, water it when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. This usually translates to watering every 1-2 weeks, depending on the temperature and humidity levels in your environment. During the warmer months or if your Hoya heart plant is in a brighter spot, it may require more frequent watering. However, during the winter months or if it's in a cooler area, you can reduce the frequency of watering. 

When watering, make sure to thoroughly saturate the soil, allowing the excess water to drain away via a drainage hole. Avoid leaving your Hoya plant heart in a saucer of standing water, as this can lead to root rot. It's also a good idea to use a pot with drainage holes to ensure proper water flow.  

Remember, it's always better to underwater than to overwater your single-leaf Hoya Kerrii. These tropical plants are quite resilient and can tolerate periods of drought better than excessive moisture. Observing your Hoya kerrii sweetheart leaves can also give you some clues about their watering needs. If the leaves start to shrivel or become wrinkled, it may be a sign that they need a drink.  

Light Requirements  

When it comes to indoor growing, this single-leaf Hoya heart plant prefers bright, indirect light. Place it near a window that receives bright, filtered sunlight throughout the day. Direct sunlight can be too intense and may scorch the leaves of this delicate Hoya plant. If you notice that the leaves are turning yellow or brown, it might be a sign that it's receiving too much direct sunlight. Adjust the position of your Hoya kerrii heart accordingly to provide the right amount of light.  

If you're considering growing your hoya heart plant outdoors, it's best to place your hoya Kerrii in a partially shaded area. This means finding a spot where it receives a few hours of morning or late afternoon sunlight but is protected from the intense midday sun. This will help prevent the leaves from getting burned and ensure optimal growth.  

Optimal Soil & Fertilizer Needs  

The Hoya kerrii heart plant favors very airy, sandy soil that drains well. Planting them in ordinary wet soil will result in compacted roots, stunted growth, and most likely root rot. Instead, make or buy a well-draining potting mix, or ideally use our specialized succulent potting mix that contains 5 natural substrates and mycorrhizae to promote the development of a strong root system that helps your heart-shaped succulent thrive. 

When it comes to fertilizing this plant, it's best to use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. During the growing season, which is typically spring, you can feed your Valentine plant once a year. Dilute the fertilizer according to the manufacturer's instructions and apply it to the soil. Be careful not to over-fertilize, as this can lead to salt buildup and damage the roots. In the winter months, when the hoya heart plant is in its dormant phase, you can reduce or stop fertilizing altogether. 

Hardiness Zone & More 

The Hoya heart plant is generally well-suited for indoor environments, making it a popular choice for houseplant enthusiasts. It thrives in average room temperatures ranging from 65°F to 75°F. It's important to keep your hoya heart plant away from drafts and extreme temperature fluctuations, as it prefers a stable and consistent environment. As for humidity, the Hoya heart plant does well at typical household humidity levels, but it appreciates slightly higher humidity. You can increase humidity by placing a tray of water near your single-leaf hoya heart or using a humidifier.  

If you're considering placing this plant outdoors, it's important to note that it is not frost-tolerant and should be protected from cold temperatures. The Hoya heart plant is typically suitable for USDA hardiness zones 10–12, where temperatures do not drop below 30°F. In these zones, it can be grown outdoors as long as it is provided with filtered or indirect sunlight. However, it's important to gradually acclimatize the single-heart hoya plant to outdoor conditions to avoid shock. 

Final Thoughts  

Overall, the Hoya Heart Plant is a wonderful choice for plant enthusiasts and makes for the perfect gift for loved ones. Its heart-shaped leaves symbolize love and affection, making it an ideal present for anniversaries, Valentine's Day, or Lovers Day Valentines Gift. Not only is it a thoughtful gift, but it also has the potential to thrive for years to come, becoming a lasting reminder of your love and the bond you share. Hoya kerrii thrives in bright, indirect light, watering when soil feels dry, but avoids overwatering. A well-draining potting mix prevents waterlogging.

With proper care, your Hoya heart plant will flourish and bring joy to your space and your relationship.

Botanical Name Hoya kerrii
Common Name Hoya heart, Sweetheart hoya, Valentines Hoya
Dormancy Winter
Family Apocynaceae
Genus Hoya
Growth Habit Single leaf, Double leaf
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10, 11, 12
Mature Size 5 in. tall
Native Area Southest Asia
Plant Type Evergreen succulent
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulents potting soil
Special Features Heart shape leaves
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

Pests & Common Problems of Hoya Heart Plant

Hoya Heart plants are generally resilient and low maintenance, but they can still face a few common problems. The most common problems are: 

Mealybugs: These tiny, white, cotton-like insects can infest the leaves and stems of Hoya heart plant. They suck sap from the Hoya heart, causing stunted growth and yellowing leaves. To get rid of them, you can use a cotton swab dipped in rubbing alcohol to remove them manually or use an insecticidal soap.  

Aphids: These small, soft-bodied insects can cluster on the new growth of the plant, causing distortion and discoloration of the leaves. You can remove them by spraying your heart hoya plant with a mixture of water and mild dish soap or using an insecticidal spray. 

Scale Insects: These pests appear as small, brown, or black bumps on the leaves. They feed on the sap of your hoya heart Valentine’s plant, leading to yellowing leaves and weak growth. You can remove them by gently scraping them off with a soft brush or cloth soaked in rubbing alcohol.   

Root Rot: Overwatering or poorly draining soil can cause the roots to rot, leading to wilting, yellowing, and drooping leaves. To prevent root rot, make sure to allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings and ensure that the pot has drainage holes. 

Shriveled or wrinkled leaves: If the Hoya Heart plant's leaves appear shriveled or wrinkled, it could be a sign of underwatering. This plant prefers slightly moist soil, so if it's not receiving enough water, the leaves can become dehydrated and lose their plumpness. Ensure you water the plant regularly, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings, but avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.  

Sunburn: Exposing the Hoya Heart plant to direct sunlight for extended periods can result in sunburn. The leaves may develop brown or yellow patches, become discolored, or even shrivel up. To prevent sunburn, it's best to place the plant in bright, indirect light or provide some shade during the hottest parts of the day.  

Remember, regular inspection and proper care can help prevent and address these issues. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you take care of a Hoya heart plant? 

Taking care of a single-leaf Hoya Heart plant is quite simple! First, make sure it's in a well-drained pot with good-quality soil. Water it when the top inch of soil feels dry but be careful not to overwater. Hoya Hearts like bright, indirect light, so placing it near a window is ideal. You can also rotate your Hoya kerrii single-leaf plant occasionally for even growth. Additionally, keep the temperature between 60-80°F and fertilize it once a year during the growing season. 

Will a single Heart leaf grow into a full plant?  

A single heart leaf on its own won't grow into a full plant. It needs more than just the leaf to develop into a complete plant. However, there can still be a special benefit to having a single heart leaf. It can serve as a unique and charming decoration all by itself! You can place it in a small vase or use it as a lovely addition to your desk or room decor.

It's simple beauty as a single heart can be a reminder of love, growth, or whatever meaning you associate with it. It's such a romantic idea to give someone an angel leaf on Valentine's Day or an anniversary. It stays as a heart if single, so you have the choice of buying whichever type you want.  So, while it won't become a full plant, it can still hold its own special significance and add a touch of beauty to your surroundings.  

Why is my Hoya kerrii single leaf turning yellow?  

If your Hoya Kerrii single leaf is turning yellow, it may be because of aging, overwatering, insufficient light, pests or diseases, or unusual spots or discoloration. Overwatering can cause the leaf to fall off prematurely, so it's crucial to allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering again. Insufficient light can also cause the leaf to yellow prematurely. Regularly check for any signs of yellowing.

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