🌿 Plant Care Tips
An uncommon cultivar which has the same, spiral, snail-shaped, velvety leaves with red undersides as the Black & Green Velvet varieties, but with thicker, neon green veins and fuzzier stems. Cultivar of Begonia Rex which is native to India.
- Swirly, frilly leaf shape.
- Fast grower.
- Lets you know when it is thirsty by wilting and bounces back to shape when watered.
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: Medium, indirect or filtered light.
Recommended Substrate: Fern 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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