Z-674 – Begonia amphioxus

Winning Bid: $58.00

The plant pictured here is the exact plant you will receive

Martin Sands, of the Royal Botanic Garden in Kew, England, named this new species from Sabah, Borneo in 1990. Begonia amphioxus is an exotic begonia with a shrub-like growth habit. The leaves are lance shaped and pointed at both ends. The large maroon spots on the narrow green leaves give it an “other worldly” appearance. The flowers are green and have an unusual shape but not very showy. This species needs extra humidity and is usually grown in a terrarium.

***NOTE*** This plant needs special care and is not for the beginner. Due to the special growing conditions of this plant we only offer an arrive alive guarantee and not our normal 30 days. This plant will drop some leaves in transit, this is normal behavior.

Care of Begonia amphioxus

Shade to partial shade, good under florescent lights, temp. 50 to 85 degrees, allow getting slightly dry between watering, likes extra humidity, does best in an enclosed container.

Family: Begoniaceae

***Note: This plant is shipped in a 3 inch pot and is being sold exactly as pictured. By purchasing this plant, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of this sale. For more information, please see the “What to Expect” tab under the “About Us” menu as well as the FAQs.

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Description

Martin Sands, of the Royal Botanic Garden in Kew, England, named this new species from Sabah, Borneo in 1990. Begonia amphioxus is an exotic begonia with a shrub-like growth habit. The leaves are lance shaped and pointed at both ends. The large maroon spots on the narrow green leaves give it an “other worldly” appearance. The flowers are green and have an unusual shape but not very showy. This species needs extra humidity and is usually grown in a terrarium.

***NOTE*** This plant needs special care and is not for the beginner. Due to the special growing conditions of this plant we only offer an arrive alive guarantee and not our normal 30 days. This plant will drop some leaves in transit, this is normal behavior.

Care of Begonia amphioxus

Shade to partial shade, good under florescent lights, temp. 50 to 85 degrees, allow getting slightly dry between watering, likes extra humidity, does best in an enclosed container.

Family: Begoniaceae

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

Total Bids Placed:

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Highest bidder was: tollivermiller

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
tollivermiller May 24, 2020 6:02 pm ******* Auto
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tollivermiller May 23, 2020 10:45 pm ******* Auto
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tollivermiller May 22, 2020 6:07 pm ******* Auto
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smforeman May 22, 2020 1:29 pm ******* Auto
smforeman May 22, 2020 12:25 pm ******
Auction started May 22, 2020 10:00 am

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