Plant Care – Begonia Iron Cross
Light: Place your Begonia Iron Cross under bright and filtered sunlight. And do avoid full sunlight because it will cause its leaves to scorch and dry up. Give your plant 4 to 6 hours of morning sun and nothing more.
Water: Allow the top surface of the soil to dry up between watering the plant. We recommend watering less rather than too much as Begonias can get root rot and other problems. Avoid watering its leaves as it will lead to bacteria growth and diseases. Above all, moderately water the plant’s soil and keep the leaves dry.
Soil: The Begonia does well in a well-draining potting mix that can retain moisture and drain water quickly.
Fertiliser: Fertilise your plant with a balanced fertiliser diluted to one-quarter strength.
Humidity Requirement: Medium
Fun Facts about the Begonia genus: Did you know? Begonias are flowering plants that belong to the Begoniaceae family. It has a lot in common with melons, cucumbers, and pumpkins. Begonias come from South and Central America, Africa, and South Asia and have about 1500 species. Begonia grows best in locations with filtered sunlight and fertile soil. Begonia has a stem that can store water, so it’s prepared for the dry periods of the year.
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