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Pellionia daveauana

Trailing watermelon begonia

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.1m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.5m to 1m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourGreen-cream
  • Leaf ColourVariegated

Description

Pellionia daveauana (Trailing watermelon begonia). A low-spreading creeping succulent herb or shrub from Tropical Asia and India to Japan.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub, Herbaceous or Succulent

Origin

Tropical Asia, India to Japan.

Interest and use

Indoor, hanging plants.

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They can be grown as house plants, and do well in hanging pots, you will need an evenly moist soil with a shaded but bright position. You can propagate from tip cuttings.

Propagation

Propagate from tip cuttings.

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