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Angel Wing Begonia (double planted) - Auckland pick-up only
Pick up only. This plant is one of one. The exact plant shown in all photos is the one you'll receive. Please check the Plant Pick Up FAQ's at the end.
Angel Wing Begonia
These are a forever favourite for me. You wouldn't think so to look at those unique, delicate looking leaves, but they are actually really easy care. I love those metallic silvery-white spots on deep olive green. Medium light gives you stunning foliage with darker green and brighter white, whereas higher-light increases growth and gives you flowers, but leaves may get dry edges and be a little paler.
Double-planted, with 2 active growth tips, to create a fuller, bushier adult plant as it's two plants in one. Please note this plant has 1 leaf with a dry patch on one edge from being in higher light. Shifted to medium light now so unlikely to get worse or lose that leaf, but you can remove it if you like (removing it won't harm the rest of the plant).
Growing fast, currently just over 30cms tall. All photos are of the same plant, which is the exact plant you'll receive. Currently in an 11cm Teku clear pot that allows you to easily monitor moisture level and root health at a glance. Planted in, well rooted and growing happily in Bioleaf Fine Blend potting mix. Actively putting out new growth, which start off frilled and curled up, and slowly unfurl.
Raised on GT CCS, and now being fed half-strength GT Foliage Focus with every water to avoid deficiencies. She comes from a very healthy Mother Plant with larger than normal mature leaf size, so has superb potential. She's going to be a stunning plant. They are surprisingly easy to propagate also, in water or soil, so you'll get some glorious babies from her soon enough (let her get a bit more mature first).
Angel Wing Begonia Care
If you haven't had one before, here's the full Angel Wing Begonia Care Guide. The short version is they prefer medium indirect light and handle lower light better than most. They prefer a nice free-draining, airy mix that still has good water retention (I use fern fibre or aroid mix). Frequent, light, half fertilising is ideal when growing (if kept somewhere warm and bright, these girls grow all year round).
You can stake them up or let them branch out, but I find with good food their stems are nice and sturdy so you don't have to stake them as they can support themselves. They are fast growing and flower when in a brighter light. Their flowers don't have a scent but are gorgeous colours, usually peachy orange to pink.
They like being kept moist, not dry, not wet. I let the top quarter or so of the pot dry out before watering again, but don't let them fully dry out. Their leaves will curl and wilt a little when thirsty. Best to water before then.
*Plant pick up FAQ's*
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I want it! How do I get this plant?
Add to cart, check out like normal, and enter your address like usual (even though you'll be picking up). Pick the free shipping option PLANT PICK-UP. This plant is pick-up only.
Where is pick-up from?
One Tree Hill in Auckland. Once your order's completed, I'll email you the pick-up details. Pick-up is required within 7 days of ordering. Pick-up times are 9am to 7pm Monday to Friday, and 9am to midday Saturday. I'll let you know the address and my mobile number. Keep an eye out for the email, usually sent the same day .
Please note it will be contactless pick-up, so your plant will be placed safely under shelter for you to collect, on the day and time you choose. Only your plant will be waiting for you, with your name on the box :)
What if I my pick-up plans change?
All good, just let me know. You'll have my mobile number so we can keep in touch.
Can I order other products for pick-up also?
Yes, you can. Provided you have a pick-up plant in your order, you can add other products to the same order, and collect everything at the same time.
Can you put a plant 'on hold' for me?
No holds or rain-checks sorry. Only once your order is paid for is this plant all yours. Adding to cart does not 'save' a plant for you, or block others from buying it.
Can someone else pick my order up?
Yes, they can. The only two people who know the pick-up details are you and me, so if you want to share those details with someone else, that's up to you.
Can I change which plant I get?
The plant you will receive is the exact plant in the photos only. Every plant I list is one of one, with each plant photographed separately, so cannot be changed for a different plant.
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