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Unboxing Hoya from Thailand

Unboxing Hoya from Thailand, this video was taken last year when I received my first orders of Hoya from Thailand. It is a bit late upload. The reason why it’s late because I don’t have enough time to do and my computer is really slow. Luckily, my son allowed me to use his computer to edit and combine all the clips.

So much for that, the Hoya I received were a lot of yellow leaves and most of them really did not survive. There are five Hoya out of twenty five different hoya who have survived and thriving. Ouch!!! yes, really hurts!!! but what can I do? I’m still happy for the remaining ones, they are champion.

The whole experienced of ordering Hoya outside the country is a mixed feelings of excitement and nervousness.

Here are the list of the Hoya in this video:

  1. Hoya CV Ruthie
  2. Hoya Mcquilivry
  3. Hoya Optomistic
  4. will continue soon the listing soon.
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Monstera Standleyana Albo

Monstera Standleyana Albo is one of the rare and expensive plant I have in my collection. The pot is worth $799.99 plus tax which comes to $920. When I picked up this plant at the nursery it was not in a good shape, most of the vines were broken and leaves were so dehydrated. I had to cut the vines and soaked them in water and now they’re growing nice and strong.

Monstera Standleyana Albo is another type of Monstera plant. The looks of the leaves shows white splashes and some are half moons meaning half green and half white. This plant is very attractive and considered rare plants in the area where I live.

This Monstera was originated from the countries namely; Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. This time it is widely imported to every corners of the world I guess. This plant is really in demand and people will buy even one single leaf is cost so much money. I supposed to buy one last October but I changed my mind. The price was $85 for one leaf and unrooted. The price is crazy right? Is it really worth it? The answer is depends on every individual. For me, it is worth it if you feel satisying and comfortable.

I bought Monstera Standleyana Albo in the middle of November and she grows beautifully as well as the cuttings and its also ready to sell.

Taking care of Monstera Standleyana Albo is not difficult, I treat this plant the same as the other Philodendron, Pothos and Scindapsus plants.

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Hoya Finlaysonii Long Leaves

Hoya Finlaysonii (Long Leaves) is from Penang, Malaysia according to my research online. I always tumble to one of this site “https://vermonthoyas.com/e-k/hoya-finlaysonii”. I love reading his article and recommendations about different kinds of Hoya. It is true that the leaves of this Hoya are thick and heavy however, the leaves are not long hahaha.

Hoya Finlaysonii (long leaves) was bought and imported from Thailand last year 2020. I was really wondering of my hoya because the leaves are not long, it is the complete opposite, maybe it got mislabelled or something. I have no clue. Anyway, I still love the plant especially when she gave me flowers.

Hoya Finlaysonii bloomed already three times this year. The flowers has fragrance on it, smells good however, I’m not good in describing the smells, what I know is just 2 types of description the “bad” and “good” smells. I’m sorry about that.

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Unboxing Variegated African Violet

African Violet is one of my favorite houseplants but due to have less space, I just have one African Violet. While searching online, I found a post concerning Variegated African Violet. I got so excited and hoping to have this type o plants in my collection. However, the online shopping is in Florida and the cost of shipping is more expensive. so, I decided to just let it go.

I still continue searching if I will find somewhere here in Canada and yes I found the Facebook page just for Variegated African Violet. If I remember exactly my first order was on May. I made a video while unboxing but was deleted accidentally.

In the above video was my second order that was on August as my personal gift for myself. I was so excited receiving my Variegated African Violet and I make sure I don’t delete them yet some of the chips were deleted.

The leaf cuttings I received on this order and in my first order were all rotten. Totally doesn’t know how to propagate the leaf cuttings. The rest of the babies, they are thriving!!!

I will make an update about Variegated African Violet soon.