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Hoya shepherdii 'String Bean Hoya' (4" Pot)

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About This Product

Species Name: Hoya shepherdii 

Common name(s): String Bean Hoya, Wax Plant

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Thick slender leaves that resemble a green bean
  • Deep green-colored foliage
  • Grows long meandering vines that look well in a hanging basket
  • When given consistent bright light it will produce clusters of star-shaped pale pink flowers


Recommended Pot Size: Small-medium 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariums, container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.


Temperature requirement: 61-80°F

Humidity:  Humid (70-100%)

Watering frequency: Drought tolerant. Water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry to the touch

Lighting:  Partial Shade    

Soil type: Use a well-aerated soil such as Josh’s Frogs Orchiata Orchid Substrate 

Growth rate: Slow- Moderate 

Height: Vines can reach up to 12’ long

Origin: Eastern Asia near the southern Himalayas

Regional locality: Humid subtropical forests climbing up trees

USDA Hardiness Zone: 10-11


Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:




  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups
  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Snakes
  • Geckos
  • Temperate Vivariums



  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Tropical Vivariums ✔
  • Toads
  • Lizards and tortoises
  • Geckos
  • Desert Vivariums


Care Notes:  For extra humidity, regular misting will benefit the plant. 


Shipping Notes: 

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.

The plant pictured is in a 4" pot



This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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