Hoya burmanica has leaves that are thicker and more rounded compared to the thin triangular leaves of Hoya pandurata. Moreover, the corolla of H. burmanica is more cupped shaped than the reflexed corolla of H. pandurata.
Despite its unusual shrubby growth habit, this plant could thrive as a handsome hanging basket if grown under suitable conditions. It rapidly blooms from cuttings, but the flowers are unscented.
This variety is endemic to Miramar and India, and was described by Rolfe in 1920.
Recreate a dense forest environment. Very little, if any, direct sunlight should hit the plant at any time of the day.
Low Humidity: Ideally Above 40%
This Hoya tolerates a drier environment. However, it could still benefit from light humidity care, including misting and grouping together with other houseplants. May require humidifier in cooler, drier months.
Intermediate: Lowest 60F
This hoya does not require high heat, but does not tolerate cold as well as other varieties.
Does Not Sunstress
This plant will not change color under bright light.