(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)
Dregei begonia goes with the common name dwarf wild begonia, maple-leaved begonia, and grape-leaf begonia. An incredible option for indoor plantation, Begonia dregei bonsai originates in South Africa. A part of the Begoniaceae family, the plant has a swollen base or caudex. The characteristic green begonia maple leaves are small with sharp tips creating dense foliage. Winter-dormant Begonia dregei caudex is covered with white flowers during the blooming season that starts from Spring and continues till fall. This plant in its natural habitat grows to a height of 19-39 inches and between 8 to 10 inches as a bonsai. It can grow vertically upright or sprawl in bright filtered sun exposure.
The maple leaf begonia bonsai is a slow-growing houseplant.
The plant blooms white flowers during the blooming season, beginning Spring till fall.
Watering and Feeding
The soil should be saturated well when watering the wild begonia plant. Between waterings, the soil should be dry. Abstain from overwatering. An important Begonia dregei care tip is to use clay pots. Use a balanced fertilizer during the growing season.
Another essential fact about maple leaf begonia care is using the right soil mix. A well-drained, acidic, humus-rich soil is best. The ideal types are sandy, clay, and loamy soils.
Begonia wild grows well in the hardiness zone of 10. Wild Begonia species are not frost-hardy.
This plant grows happily when exposed to bright filtered light.
Tip cuttings of new shoots are ideal for propagation.
Wild begonia images look undeniably pretty. Instead of hanging a picture in your living room, you can order an elegant live variety of Begonia dregei for sale from Planet Desert.