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Begonia elaeagnifolia

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Species: Begonia elaeagnifolia

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Native to: Morocco, Congo, Rwanda, Zaire, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon

Temperature preferences: Warm to cool growing

Water preferences: Medium to high moisture

Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Terrestrial or Epiphytic

General Information and Care: Begonia elaeagnifolia is a beautiful terrarium suitable Begonia species. It is native from Cameroon to Congo and was described by J.D. Hooker in 1871. The leaves are a stunning deep green and about 2” in length and 1-1.5” in width. Additionally, it regularly blooms with beautiful pink and white flowers. The creeping stems of this species are covered with short brown hairs as well. This species does well both as a climbing species or cascading. Begonia elaeagnifolia truly is a stunning terrarium species!

Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 2

Shipped Size: Well rooted plant that has been grown in a 2.5” pot. Will be shipped bareroot.