Species: Begonia elaeagnifolia
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 2â in length and 1-1.5â 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 2.5â pot. Will be shipped bareroot.