A super striking and distinctive plant with green silver spotted leaves with red undersides, this plant will also flower with the right care. A native to Brazil.
Light conditions: indirect, bright light (for example not on a windowsill that gets direct sun at any point in the day)
Neediness: does require regular care and maintenance including regular misting to mimic its natural environment in Brazil. Overwatering can lead to root rot.
Watering: water weekly during the summer months or when the soil feels dry. When misting be sure to spray the air around the plant and not directly onto the leaves. Keep the soil moist but do not overwater
Ideal location: bathrooms, kitchens, studies and living rooms
Rate of growth: in the right conditions this plant has been known to grow up to 2m tall
Temperature: maintain at a temperature of 18°C - 22°C
Pets: this plant is toxic to cats and dogs. See our range of pet friendly plants if your pet is prone to nibbling
Sizing: W14cm x H22cm
Also known as: Begonia Maculata
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