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Begonia Maculata ‘Wightii’, Polka Dot Begonia- Plant

Product Contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Polka Dot Begonia – Plant
2 Plastic Pot/ Terracotta
Availability:

4 in stock

299.00 430.00

4 in stock

Estimated delivery date 2024/05/27
984.00 for 3 item(s)

Plant Description of Polka Dot Begonia

Polka Dot begonias, scientifically known as Begonia maculata, are prized for their striking leaves and adorned with silver polka dots. These charming houseplants bring a touch of the exotic to your home. One of the most photogenic house plants is the Begonia maculata, which is also known as the Polka dot Begonia, or Spotted Begonia or Angel wing begonia.

Plant Features

Striking Foliage

The leaves of Polka Dot begonias steal the show with their vibrant green color and silver polka dots. Hence this distinctive pattern resembles a work of art so making these plants a visual delight.

Growth Habit

Polka Dot begonias have a bushy growth habit and can reach a height of up to 2 feet when cared for properly. Their upright stems and compact size make them ideal for tabletops or shelves.

Blooms

While they are primarily grown for their foliage, Polka Dot begonias do produce small, inconspicuous pink or white flowers. These dainty blooms add a subtle charm to the plant.

Plant Care

Light Requirements

Polka Dot begonias thrive in bright, indirect light. Place them near a window with filtered sunlight or use sheer curtains to protect them from direct sun, which can scorch their delicate leaves.

Temperature and Humidity

Maintain a temperature range of 65-75°F (18-24°C) to keep your Polka Dot begonia comfortable. These plants also appreciate higher humidity levels. Consider misting the leaves or using a humidity tray to mimic their natural habitat.

Watering

Proper watering is key to Polka Dot begonia care. Allow the top inch of the soil to dry out before watering. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it’s essential to strike the right balance.

Soil

Use a well-draining potting mix to ensure excess moisture doesn’t accumulate around the roots. A mix designed for tropical plants or orchids works well.

Pruning

Regular pruning helps maintain the plant’s shape and encourages healthy growth. Trim leggy stems and remove dead or yellowing leaves to keep your Polka Dot begonia looking its best.

 

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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.

 

 

Product Contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Polka Dot Begonia – Plant
2 Plastic Pot/ Terracotta Pot

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