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Begonia prismatocarpa 'Starter plug'

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Begonia prismatocarpa 'Starter plug'

Begonia prismatocarpa 'Starter plug'Is an abundantly flowering miniature Begonia with appealing leaves and red stems. Begonia prismatocarpa'S flowers are yellow to with discolorations towards orange. The Begonia prismatocarpa is well-suited for a terrarium, but can also be kept as a house plant.

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Begonia prismatocarpa 'M'
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Begonia prismatocarpa 'M' Begonia prismatocarpa 'M' Begonia prismatocarpa 'M'
Plant type
foliage plant
Plant type
terrarium
Place
indoor
Light
semi sun
Light
artificial lighting
Watering
normal
Properties
non-edible

Product info

Begonia prismatocarpa 'Starter plug' is the smallest species in the large Begonia family, with a full-grown height of no more than 12 cm. The slow growth makes this plant even more well-suited for a terrarium. ‘Prismatocarpa’ refers to the plant'S prism-shaped berry. Begonia prismatocarpa originates in West Africa.

Height:
5 cm
5 cm
Width:
4 cm
4 cm
Flower colour:
Yellow
yellow
Flower period:
All year
all year
Product type:
Plant plug
plant plug
Plant type:
Foliage plant
foliage plant
Plant type:
Terrarium
terrarium
Growth habit:
Epifytical
epifytical
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Non-edible
non-edible
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Mini
mini
Araflora info:
New
new
Natural habitat:
Central America
Central America
Altitude range:
0-1500 m
0-1500 m
 

Plant care

Begonia prismatocarpa 'Starter plug' is a room or terrarium plant. In a terrarium the Begonia enjoys high humidity and temperatures. As a house plant it must be watered properly, though the soil must be allowed to dry again between watering sessions. The use of lukewarm water is recommended. Leaf begonias can be placed outside during summer, this will allow the colors of the leaf to become more intense.

Care:
Difficult
difficult
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Watering from above
watering from above
Water spraying:
Water spraying
water spraying
Maintenance:
Prune dead stalks
prune dead stalks
Light:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
60-80%
60-80%
Air humidity at night:
80-100%
80-100%
Day temperature:
10-30 °C
10-30 °C
Night temperature:
12-18 °C
12-18 °C
Temperature max:
30 °C
30 °C
Temperature min:
10 °C
10 °C
Temperature:
< 15 °C
< 15  °C
Fertilize:
Little
little
Artificial light height:
20-40 cm
20-40 cm
Soil ph:
<5-7>
<5-7>
Soil type:
Peat mix
peat mix
Repotting:
After 1 year
after 1 year

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