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Begonia Maculata 'Wightii' - Polka Dot Begonia

4.5'' Nursery Pot

Unleash the wild beauty of Begonia Maculata, the Polka Dot Begonia, and let its eye-catching foliage steal the show in any room. With its striking silver spots and emerald green leaves, this begonia variety adds a touch of exotic elegance to your space. The Begonia Maculata is a breeze to care for, thriving in moderate light and well-draining soil. Elevate your indoor garden game with this stunner and watch it become the center of attention with its irresistible charm!

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Scientific Name: Begonia Maculata Wightii
  • Common Name: Polka-Dot Begonia
  • Family: Begoniaceae
  • Native Range: Brazil

    Ed's Care Guide

    • Care Level: Advanced
    • Light: Prefers medium to bright, indirect sunlight, but can also tolerate lower light conditions. Keep plant out of direct sun.
    • Water: Soil must be moist. Requires more frequent watering in spring and summer. Avoid overwatering 
    • Humidity: High, >60%
    • Temperature: 67-85F
    • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
    • Feeding: Fertilize using ted liquid houseplant fertilizer every two weeks in spring and summer.
    • Propagation: Stem cuttings 
    • Growth: Grows upright. Leaves are usually asymmetric, extending to approximately 20 cm in length
    • Pests: Subject to mealybugs and whiteflies
    • Toxicity: Toxic if ingested by pets or humans