Begonia "U679" - W Kalimantan, Borneo

Begonia
Begonia 'U679' - W Kalimantan, Borneo

This is a stunning plant and doesn't seem to be too difficult, under terrarium type conditions.

Official description: "A shrub-like or cane-like species with upright growth from the Kapuas Hulu area of West Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo. The stems and petioles are deep red. This color is also seen on the leaf surface where the non-peltate leaves attach. The lanceolate leaves are variable in thickness, width and color, which ranges from silver with a wide chocolate brown margin to chocolate brown with gray green blotches. The leaf margin ranges from almost smooth to serrated to dentate, often changing with growth, and differing from one side of a leaf to the other. This species has been circulating as “Kapuas Hulu”, “Kalimantan sp.” and “Kalimantan type I”. The stems and petioles are bright red. The female flowers develop first and the tepals and capsule are bright green.

Young plants, currently in 2 1/4" pots.

Temps:Light:
Int - WarmLow - Medium
Mature Size:Humidity:
6-10"+65-90%
Int - WarmStunning plant from W. Kalimantan, Borneo
SKU:  item-1702
Qty Avail:  2
Price: $100.00

This is a stunning plant and doesn't seem to be too difficult, under terrarium type conditions.

Official description: "A shrub-like or cane-like species with upright growth from the Kapuas Hulu area of West Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo. The stems and petioles are deep red. This color is also seen on the leaf surface where the non-peltate leaves attach. The lanceolate leaves are variable in thickness, width and color, which ranges from silver with a wide chocolate brown margin to chocolate brown with gray green blotches. The leaf margin ranges from almost smooth to serrated to dentate, often changing with growth, and differing from one side of a leaf to the other. This species has been circulating as “Kapuas Hulu”, “Kalimantan sp.” and “Kalimantan type I”. The stems and petioles are bright red. The female flowers develop first and the tepals and capsule are bright green.

Young plants, currently in 2 1/4" pots.

Temps:Light:
Int - WarmLow - Medium
Mature Size:Humidity:
6-10"+65-90%