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Begonia ficifolia 'Plug'

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Begonia ficifolia 'Plug'

Begonia ficifolia is an African Begonia with a notable bumpy and hairy leaf. The inflorescence of the Begonia ficifolia is exuberant with yellow flowers. Can be kept in the house or as a terrarium plant.

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Begonia ficifolia
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Begonia ficifolia
Plant type
flowering plant
Plant type
terrarium
Place
indoor
Light
no direct sun
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
non-edible

Product info

The name 'Ficifolia' means 'Leaf like a fig'. Regrettably, the plant is found on the list of plants that are threatened in nature.

Height:
10 cm
10 cm
Width:
8 cm
8 cm
Flower colour:
Yellow
yellow
Flower period:
All year
all year
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Flowering plant
flowering plant
Plant type:
Terrarium
terrarium
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Non-edible
non-edible
Growth rate:
Fast
fast
Araflora info:
Limited
limited
Natural habitat:
Central America
Central America
Altitude range:
0-1500 m
0-1500 m
 

Plant care

Begonia ficifolia 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:
Difficult
difficult
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
No direct sun
no direct sun
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Watering from above
watering from above
Protection:
Protect against rainfall
protect against rainfall
Maintenance:
No-pruning
no-pruning
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:
15 °C
15 °C
Temperature:
< 15 °C
< 15  °C
Fertilize:
Little
little
Soil ph:
<5-7>
<5-7>
Soil type:
Peat mix
peat mix
Repotting:
After 1 year
after 1 year
 

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