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Pellionia Repens, Trailing Watermelon Begonia- Plant

Product contains

Sr No. Product Name
1 Trailing Watermelon Begonia- Plant
2 Round Plastic Pot (Black/White)

230.00 300.00

Estimated delivery date 2023/02/12
920.00 for 3 item(s)

About the Plant

An evergreen vining plant featuring dark green, lanceolate leaves with a light green central band.

Pellionia are a part of the Urticaceae family which includes such plants as Pileas.

These really are very pretty plants with incredibly interesting patterned and colored leaves.

With its pattern aping a watermelon, the periphery and centre of the leaves alternate between dark and light shades of green.

This variety of Begonia is excellent as a hanging plant or for climbing up on support to add a stylish green addition to your house.

 

Plant specification

Common Name Trailing Watermelon Begonia,Spindle plant
Maximum Reachable Height grows upto 15ft
Flower Colour pink
Bloom Time Late Fall, Early Winter
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • P. repens like bright indirect light.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.

Watering

  • 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.
  • Maintain moisture but do not keep the soil excessively wet
  • 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.

Don’ts

  • 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

Beautiful green and silver foliage.

Ornamental uses

  • Useful as a small tabletop plant, growing indoors, ground cover, cascading down a wall, Hanging Basket

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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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  • Store Name: WILDROOTS
  • Vendor: WILDROOTS
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