Begonia Ferox

Botanical Name: Begonia ferox
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About

Meet Begonia Ferox – a begonia genus standout, adored for its unique allure. With over 1,800 begonia species celebrated for ornamental charm, Ferox takes center stage with mesmerizing rough and scaly leaves. Perfect for pots or garden ground cover, reaching 12-18 inches in height and 12-24 inches in spread. Begonia ferox does flower delicate white or pale pink flowers, though they're relatively inconspicuous.

Care Guide

Light Requirements
Prefers bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. Growth will slow in medium light conditions. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves.
Artificial Light
Direct Sun
Water Needs
Prefers consistent but moderate watering. Tolerates occasional dryness. Will not tolerate excessive watering.
Infrequent
Frequent
Soil Preference
Prefers a soil mixture with moderate drainage speeds and moderate water retentive properties. Include sustainably sourced peat moss for water retention and perlite or pumice as a drainage amendment.
Moisture Retention
Fast Drying
Retentive
Drainage Speed
Slow
Fast

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