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  • Botanical Name: Begonia Maculata
  • Common Name(s): Polka Dot Begonia

Begonia Maculata: Nature’s Polka-Dotted Elegance

Begonia Maculata, also known as the Polka Dot Begonia, is a botanical masterpiece celebrated for its elegant foliage. Each leaf is adorned with silver-white polka dots, creating a visually striking and sophisticated display. The dark green backdrop enhances the contrast, making it a captivating addition to indoor gardens. Thriving in filtered light and well-draining soil, this begonia variety adds a touch of natural opulence to any space. With its distinctive polka-dotted charm and low-maintenance care requirements, the Begonia Maculata stands as a living testament to nature’s ability to blend whimsy and sophistication, turning each leaf into a work of art.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Begonia Maculata

Begonia Maculata, also known as the Polka Dot Begonia, is a striking houseplant renowned for its distinctive foliage adorned with polka dot-like spots. To ensure its optimal growth and showcase its unique beauty, follow this comprehensive care guide.

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Position your Begonia Maculata in bright, indirect sunlight. It thrives in well-lit conditions but should be protected from direct sunlight to prevent leaf scorch.

Temperature:

  • Moderate Temperatures: Maintain a temperature range between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C). Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature changes.

Humidity:

  • High Humidity: Begonia Maculata appreciates high humidity. Increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, placing a tray of water nearby, or using a humidifier, especially in dry indoor environments.

Watering:

  • Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil feels slightly dry. Ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering and root rot.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Begonia Maculata in a well-draining potting mix with good aeration. A mix designed for begonias or tropical plants is suitable.

Container:

  • Use a Pot with Drainage: Select a pot with drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. This prevents waterlogged soil and promotes a healthy root system.

Fertilizing:

  • Regular Feeding: Feed your Begonia Maculata with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength.

Pruning:

  • Maintenance Pruning: Trim back leggy or excessively long stems to encourage bushier growth. Remove any yellow or damaged leaves to maintain the plant’s appearance.

Propagation:

  • Stem Cuttings: Propagate Begonia Maculata through stem cuttings. Take healthy cuttings with at least two nodes, remove the lower leaves, and plant them in a well-draining rooting medium.

Caution:

  • Toxicity: Begonia Maculata is mildly toxic if ingested. Keep it out of reach of pets and small children.

Pest Management:

  • Monitor for Pests: Keep an eye out for pests like aphids or spider mites. If pests are present, treat them with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

By following these care instructions, you can enjoy the stunning polka dot foliage of Begonia Maculata, making it a focal point in your indoor garden. Its unique characteristics and manageable care requirements make it a popular choice for plant enthusiasts.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Begonia Maculata
  • Common Name(s): Polka Dot Begonia

Begonia Maculata: Nature’s Polka-Dotted Elegance

Begonia Maculata, also known as the Polka Dot Begonia, is a botanical masterpiece celebrated for its elegant foliage. Each leaf is adorned with silver-white polka dots, creating a visually striking and sophisticated display. The dark green backdrop enhances the contrast, making it a captivating addition to indoor gardens. Thriving in filtered light and well-draining soil, this begonia variety adds a touch of natural opulence to any space. With its distinctive polka-dotted charm and low-maintenance care requirements, the Begonia Maculata stands as a living testament to nature’s ability to blend whimsy and sophistication, turning each leaf into a work of art.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Begonia Maculata

Begonia Maculata, also known as the Polka Dot Begonia, is a striking houseplant renowned for its distinctive foliage adorned with polka dot-like spots. To ensure its optimal growth and showcase its unique beauty, follow this comprehensive care guide.

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Position your Begonia Maculata in bright, indirect sunlight. It thrives in well-lit conditions but should be protected from direct sunlight to prevent leaf scorch.

Temperature:

  • Moderate Temperatures: Maintain a temperature range between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C). Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature changes.

Humidity:

  • High Humidity: Begonia Maculata appreciates high humidity. Increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, placing a tray of water nearby, or using a humidifier, especially in dry indoor environments.

Watering:

  • Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil feels slightly dry. Ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering and root rot.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Begonia Maculata in a well-draining potting mix with good aeration. A mix designed for begonias or tropical plants is suitable.

Container:

  • Use a Pot with Drainage: Select a pot with drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. This prevents waterlogged soil and promotes a healthy root system.

Fertilizing:

  • Regular Feeding: Feed your Begonia Maculata with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength.

Pruning:

  • Maintenance Pruning: Trim back leggy or excessively long stems to encourage bushier growth. Remove any yellow or damaged leaves to maintain the plant’s appearance.

Propagation:

  • Stem Cuttings: Propagate Begonia Maculata through stem cuttings. Take healthy cuttings with at least two nodes, remove the lower leaves, and plant them in a well-draining rooting medium.

Caution:

  • Toxicity: Begonia Maculata is mildly toxic if ingested. Keep it out of reach of pets and small children.

Pest Management:

  • Monitor for Pests: Keep an eye out for pests like aphids or spider mites. If pests are present, treat them with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

By following these care instructions, you can enjoy the stunning polka dot foliage of Begonia Maculata, making it a focal point in your indoor garden. Its unique characteristics and manageable care requirements make it a popular choice for plant enthusiasts.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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