🌿 Plant Care Tips
An uncommon variety with lanceolate, almost black, leathery leaves and contrasting, wine red undersides. Native to the Himalayas.
- Leaf undersides are deep red, contrasting perfectly with its almost black, overall look. Turns very blue when grow in low light.
- Unusual foliage for Begonia, similar to Syngonium Red Arrow.
- Tolerant of lower light conditions.
Growth pattern: Rhizomatous, clump-forming & bushy
Water: When the top 2-3cm of soil becomes dry. Do not allow water to sit on the leaves.
Ideal Position: North or east facing
Light: Bright, indirect or filtered light.
Recommended Substrate: Alocasia Mix
Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.
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