Begonia melanobullata is begonia species only recently discovered. This terrarium plant is native to limestone cliffs of Northeast Vietnam. B.melanobullata looks similar to Begonia ferox, but the difference is that begonia Ferox doesn’t have trichomes (hair) on the bullaes (black cones) at maturity, while begonia melanobullata does.
$100.00 – $125.00
Begonia melanobullata requires a humid environment with aeration, such as a terrarium or greenhouse. Never let it dry out completely, but protect it from water excess because the tuber will rot rapidly.
Plants are sold in 2” or 4” pots and well rooted. Leaf colour or shape may vary on each plant. Photo represents one of the plants for sale but might not be the exact plant you receive.