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Star Begonia, Begonia heracleifolia – Plant

Product Contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Star begonia (15-20cm height)
2 Plastic pot/ Terracotta Pot

340.00 350.00

Estimated delivery date 2024/05/27

About Star Begonia

Star begonias are herbaceous tropical plants with succulent and hairy stems that reach 40-50 cm. The leaves have long petioles, 6-7 serrated lobes and very marked veins; They are dark green on the upper surface and reddish on the underside. The flowers are light pink or white.

They are used to form groups or as isolated specimens and to cover understory in gardens with a tropical or subtropical climate; in colder climates they are grown in pots as a house plant, patio and terrace.

Star Begonia is native to Mexico, grown as a garden plant world wide.

Plant Specification

Common Name Star begonia, Hogweed-leaf Begonia
Maximum Reachable Height  2 feet
Flower Colour Light pink and white
Bloom Time Spring and summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Star Begonia Planting And Care


  • Areca palm grows well in bright indirect sunlight.


  • Soil should be well drain and porus.


  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.


  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not repot immediately after receiving it.

Special feature of Star Begonia

Star begonia has beautiful star shape foliage.

Ornamental uses of Star Begonia

  • It is an excellent house plant for table tops and can be grown outside in cooler climate.

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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