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Spotted begonia

Begonia maculata

Trout begonia

This cane stem begonias have erect stems up to 1m high. It's spotty heart shaped foliage with red undersides makes a stunning display and is frequently grown as a house plant.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take stem cuttings.

Special features

Geography

Origin
Brazil. South America

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Sand, Clay, Loam
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Begoniaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by caterpillars, mealybugs, thrips and vine weevils. They can also suffer from powdery mildew, stem rot & rhizome rot.

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