LARGE Rex Begonia 'Escargot' Corkscrew Plant - Live Plant
This is Escargot begonia (Begonia rex) is a variety of rex begonia that produces spiral-shaped foliage that curls around at the base of the leaf. This one in particular has LARGE LEAVES that will eventually need a support system to keep the weight of the leaves from dropping. They're typically grown for their showy foliage, not their flowers. Escargot begonias prefer partial sunlight, moist but well-drained soil and plenty of fertilizer.
Rex begonia offers colorful foliage and is one of the most interesting indoor plants around. Despite its exotic looks, Rex begonia is actually easy to grow. Because it's a relatively short houseplant, Rex begonia is perfect for desks and tabletops where is wildly colorful, variegated foliage makes it a perfect contrast against other houseplants.
Included: Rex Begonia Plant, 6â nursery pot, care instructions
Size:Â will shipped in a 6 inch nursery pot
Plant Difficulty: Easy.
Light Exposure:Â Bright, indirect light/medium to bright. Ideally a spot within a room without direct sunlight is best. Too much direct sun will cause problems.
Watering:Â In summer months, try to keep the soil moist (not waterlogged) and water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry or when the leaves appear to droop.