Begonia luxurians is part of the Begoniaceae family and is native to south east Brazil. This plant is often referred to as 'Palm leaf begonia' due to it's palmate leaves with coppery undersides, on red-purple, cane-like stems. The leaves are folded upward lengthwise and have serrated edges.
Pot: 13cm pot
Height: Approximately 35cm form base of pot.
Secrets to success
Temperature: Around 21˚C and above.
Light: Dappled sunlight to bright shade.
Watering: Keep soil evenly moist.
Air humidity: Over 50% humidity is best.
Fertilising: Feed every two to three weeks during the growing season.
Potting mix: Well-draining mix.
This plant is non-toxic.