Species: Begonia 'Peridot'
Temperature preferences: Warm to cool growing
Water preferences: Medium to high moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Terrestrial
General Information and Care: Begonia 'Peridot' is a great miniature rhizomatous species of Begonia for a terrarium. The leaves tend to stay under 1.5" in diameter making it a great option for even a small terrarium. The stems are red to maroon in coloration. As mentioned, the leaves stay relatively small, but also have beautiful silver markings. As the plant matures, the leaves may change to almost all silver, or may darken to a deep bronze-red coloration. This species is readily self branching. This Begonia is a truly stunning species that looks amazing in the foreground!
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 3
Shipped Size: Tip cutting with at least 5 leaves - should be rooted in soil, can melt easily.