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Saxifraga stolonifera | Strawberry Begonia

Regular price $5.00

This plants spreads by growing baby plants at the end of long string-like stolons or runners. This is what gives it the common name “strawberry begonia” even though it’s neither a strawberry nor a begonia. It’s also known as “Aaron’s beard” and “mother of thousands.” The leaves have silver veins on the top and burgundy undersides.

This plant likes medium to bright light. Keep the soil evenly moist and the humidity high (you can do this by keeping it on a pebble tray). If it becomes dry or the humidity is low the leaves will get very sad, dry and brown. With enough light and some luck, small flowers might appear above the foliage. This plant also needs to be repotted fairly often, jumping up pot sizes in leaps and bounds.