Mystery Gift Plant

SqueeeshJune 29, 2013

Hi, I got this plant as a gift, but I have no idea what is it! The leaves have some hair on them but it is sparse and not as soft as a normal fuzzy leaf. Bottom of leaf has no hair on it. The plant came from a reptile trade show, so i'm guessing it needs humidity and lots of water. Any help so I can care for this little guy would be appreciated!

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carol23_gw

It's a Begonia.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 8:54PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

outdoors it needs shade and water ... a tender annual in the great white north ....

indoors it need high light levels... which yours did not get .. its leggy ....

roots rather easily ... presuming its not one of the tuberous B ... which i doubt it is in that small pot ...

ken

    Bookmark   June 30, 2013 at 9:06AM
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Carrie B

Here in Philadelphia, outdoors, it needs part shade. Dense shade & it gets leggy & doesn't flower. Medium water & good drainage, otherwise, they rot at the base. Indoors, as Ken says, good light.

    Bookmark   June 30, 2013 at 9:14AM
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