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Begonia foliosa var. Miniata 'Starter plug'

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Begonia foliosa var. Miniata 'Starter plug'

Begonia foliosa is a striking miniature species of Begonia which can be excellently kept in a humid terrarium. Because Begonia foliosa var. miniata regularly produces pink flowers, this Begonia is a real eye-catcher in the terrarium.

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Begonia foliosa var. miniata
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Begonia foliosa var. miniata Begonia foliosa var. miniata
Plant type
terrarium
Place
indoor
Light
semi sun
Light
artificial lighting
Watering
normal
Properties
non-edible

Product info

Variant miniata is a cultivated variant of Begonia foliosa. In nature Begonia foliosa grows in Venezuela and Colombia in bright spots on the ground. Begonia foliosa is a shrub-like plant which grows up to about 60 centimeters. This Begonia is ideal in a larger terrarium with for example tree frogs or small to medium-sized lizards.

Height:
8 cm
8 cm
Width:
4 cm
4 cm
Flower colour:
White
white
Flower period:
All year
all year
Product type:
Plant plug
plant plug
Plant type:
Terrarium
terrarium
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Non-edible
non-edible
Growth rate:
Fast
fast
Araflora info:
Botanical
botanical
Araflora info:
Limited
limited
Natural habitat:
Central America
Central America
Altitude range:
0-1500 m
0-1500 m
 

Plant care

Begonia foliosa var. miniata fits well in a terrarium 'Medium' light and warmth, and high humidity'. As a house plant its soil should be kept slightly moist. It is preferable to give it lukewarm water. Don'T rotate the Begonia if it'S in the windowsill as the delicate stalk may break as the flower tries to reorient towards the sunlight.

Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Watering from above
watering from above
Maintenance:
No-pruning
no-pruning
Light:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
60-80%
60-80%
Air humidity at night:
60-80%
60-80%
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:
Medium
medium
Artificial light height:
20-40 cm
20-40 cm
Soil ph:
<5-7>
<5-7>
Soil type:
Peat mix
peat mix
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years
 

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