Begonia luxurians plant looks like a palm tree. The plant has more male flowers
and fewer female flowers. Moreover, it has fragrant flowers and spread fragrant everywhere.
Other Names of Begonia luxurians:
Scientific name: Ensete ventricosum ‘Maurelii’
Common name: Palm leaf Begonia, Shrub Begonia
|Plant type||Begonia, Conservatory, House plant, Perennial|
|Foliage color||Orange, green|
|Bloom time||Summer, spring|
|Flower color||White, pale-yellow in summer, pale-yellow in spring|
|The appearance of Leaf||Large, palmate leaves|
|Leaf width||1 ½ foot|
|Water||Average Water, Water regularly, although do not overwater|
|Attracts||Bees, butterflies, birds|
|Soil Drainage conditions||Well drained|
|Required Soil pH||Middle acidic, neutral|
|Preferred Soil Type||Loamy, sandy|
|Origin||Rain forests of Brazil|
How to care Begonia luxurians plant:
Begonia luxurians plant generally likes filtered sunlight. However, In winter, it needs some sunlight.
Even more, It needs average water to grow. but overwatering should be avoided. Water this plant regularly at a minimum quantity.
Provided that a normal temperature is good for this plant.
Apply liquid fertilizer for this plant. Moreover, fertilize this plant every two weeks. On the other hand, do not give fertilizer to newly repotted plant for one month.
This plant prefers well-drained soil. Therefore, it is best to grow in loamy and sandy soil.
Begonia luxurians plant growth:
Generally, the growth rate of the begonia plant is 25 cm per season. Even more, It is a fast-growing plant. The height of this plant is up to 8 feet.
In particular, during the summer or spring season, cut the long stems and damage leaves of this plant. Being that, It gives the best shape after pruning eventually.
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