Mountain Orchids


Begonia picta (Painted Leaf Begonia)

Begonia picta is a small tuberous species from mountains of India. It is said they inhabit moist shady banks and even rock ledges/crevices in the wetter areas. It occurs at elevations of up to 2800 meters.

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NOTE: Since these are tuberous, they expect a rest (dormant = leafless) as the winter approaches - and will probably want to dry quite a bit.

Offered here are clumpy, seed-grown plants  - currently planted in 2 1/2" pots.

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Temps:Light:
Cool - Int - WarmLow - Medium
Mature Size:Humidity:
4-8"55-70%
Temp Key:
Cool: 50-55F Nights
Int: 55-60F Nights
Warm: 60F+ Nights

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