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Begonia maculata - Polka dot plant

Regular price $16.00
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This stunning beauty is another reason why our plant shop is called The Painted Leaf. I mean, did someone really just paint silver splotches all over each leaf? This is the Christian Louboutin of houseplants, with a vibrant, dark red underside. And best of all? This plant isn't difficult to care for, and does not need intense light. See the water and light requirements below. If you have never owned a begonia, the new growth is so cute! Perhaps you can give these beauties a try!


These are toxic to pets, so be careful with your furry friends. 


Note: Plants are unique! The plant pictured is meant to give you an idea of the specification and quality of the plant you will receive, but will not be an exact replica.

Light Requirements


This plant prefers medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate lower light as well. In light that is too low, however, it most likely will give a leggier appearance. However, it is important to not expose this plant to direct light as the leaves are prone to burning. Rotate your plant regularly to keep the even shape.

Water Requirements


The Begonia maculata ideally likes a consistently moist (not consistently wet) environment. It would do well with watering a bit at a time once you notice that the top few inches of soil are starting to dry out. Note: Be sure not to let the plant sit in pooled water as that can cause root rot.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Happy with my purchase

This plant is just so cool-looking. I can't wait to repot it in the pot I painted just for him :)

Ashleigh Nimigan
Cute and Healthy

My polkadot Begonia arrived securely and healthy. This is a truly striking plant with its large leaves and dappled spots! This plant just makes me happy, So far it has been easy to care for a new crinkly leaf is unfurling. Very happy with this purchase!

We love those crinkly new leaves!! <3 continue to enjoy your new Begonia!