Begonia maculata - Polka Dot Plant
Begonia maculata is the crown jewel of angelwing Begonias. This Brazil native grows massive leaves speckled with silvery polka dots. The backs of the leaves are often red. Given appropriate care, these plants can grow over 5-ft tall!
If you want to learn more about Begonia care, check out our journal entry full of Begonia care tips.
• Light: Medium to bright, indirect light
• Water: Allow soil to dry moderately between waterings. These plants are susceptible to root rot if watered too often.
• Considerations: Stake the plant as it grows to keep it upright. These plants appreciate slightly higher humidity. Do not mist or water the leaves without appropriate airflow.
WHAT TO EXPECT
You'll get a healthy Begonia maculata that meets our rigorous quality standards in a 4" nursery pot. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos.
Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!
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