Begonia 'U309' - Exotic Begonia
The U309 Begonia's foliage is adorned with delicate silver veins, adding an elegant touch to its overall aesthetic. With its compact size and bushy growth habit, this begonia is perfect for tabletops, shelves, or even as a striking centerpiece. Easy to care for and adaptable to various lighting conditions, the U309 Begonia is a versatile choice for any plant lover or interior decorator.
Ed's Plant Profile
- Botanical Name: Begonia 'U309'
- Common Name: U309 Begonia
- Family: Begoniaceae
- Native Range: South Africa
Ed's Care Guide
- Care: For the plant enthusiast
- Light: Prefers bright, indirect light
- Water: Requires frequent watering in spring and summer. Allow the soil to almost completely dry out between watering, or when the foliage begins to droop. Avoid overwatering.
- Humidity: Above 60%
- Temperature: 60-75F
- 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 and bushy
- Pests: Look out for aphids and spider mites
- Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets