Begonia is photographed in a Basalt and Eno pot. The package contains a plant in a plastic pot.
About the plant: Begonia maculata can be found under the names Spotted Begonia, Wightii begonia or, in Czech, Begonia trouthová. It has a very specific shape and color. Its green leaves with white spots are red from the lower part of the leaves. It blooms in inflorescences, the flowers themselves gradually develop into panicles. This very plant has tiny white or pale pink flowers growing in smaller bunches.
The family Begoniacae (acidaceae) currently includes more than a thousand species of begonias. These plants come from tropical and subtropical regions where they grow as forest undergrowth.
Most begonias bloom year-round, which is why they are especially popular as ornamental plants. Some species can be known as outdoor perennials, because their colorful flowers can light up even darker areas.
Difficulty:Advanced Cleans the air:No Pet Friendly:No Suitable for hydroponics:Yes Suitable for Kokedama:No
Approximate height of plant with pot:35 cm / 45 cm / 70 cm Diameter of the flower pot: 12 cm / 14 cm / 21 cm
Every plant is different, just like us humans. Please allow for a possible deviation in appearance compared to the product photo.
Overwatering: Too much water can cause root rot and leaf drop.
Browning of leaves: Too little watering, too low air humidity.
Brown spots on the leaves: Burning of the leaves from direct sunlight, water clinging to the leaves
This plant likes a moist substrate, but watch out for overwatering. We always let the substrate almost dry before watering, checking the soil moisture with a finger. However, we have to be careful, the water must not get on the leaves, we water carefully around the stem or in the saucer.