Polka Dot Begonia

Begonia maculata


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Caring Tips


A Begonia Maculata is a plant that loves to be in moist soil. This means you should water it regularly. Depending on the season, this could be once every 4 days in the summer and every week to two weeks in the winter. You can find out of you need to water your Begonia Maculata by touching the soil with your fingers and determine if it's still moist of if it's dry. If it's dry it's time to water your Polkadot plant. It doesn't like to be dry for too long, so make sure to check regularly.


Bright, indirect sunlight, but also lower light situations. This makes it a perfect plant for all of those areas where you'd love to have a plant, but they all require more sunlight. Don't keep it in a space where it doesn't get any sunlight, it still needs some sunlight. When your Begonia Maculata is exposed to this sunlight for too long, it's beautiful leaves can get sunburns and dry out.


Begonias are beautiful plants and they're surprisingly easy to take care of. Begonias come in all shapes and sizes and can be quite intimidating because it has so many details on it. The Begonia Maculata seems a lot more difficult to take care of than it actually is. The unusual patterns and shapes make it look quite intimidating, but nothing is further from the truth. The Begonia Maculata is actually quite a friendly and easy-going plant and it has a nice surprise for you when you keep it happy for a little while: It'll grow beautiful flowers for you.