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Begonia

Begonia Mantuk

€ 40,00Price

Mantuk is a rare and beautiful species of begonia that is native to the highlands of Papua New Guinea. Here some tips on how to grow and care for Begonia mantuk:

 

1. Light: Begonia mantuk prefers bright indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch its leaves, so it's best to place it near a window that receives filtered light.

 

2. Water: begonia likes to be kept consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water it when the inch of soil feels dry to the. Avoid getting water on the leaves, as this can cause and fungal diseases.

 

3. Humidity Begonia mantuk thrives in high humidity. You can increase humidity placing a tray of water near the plant, or by using a humidifier.

 

4. Soil: Use a well-draining soil mix that is rich in organic matter. This will help prevent waterlogging provide nutrients for the.

 

5. Fertilizer: Feed your Begonia mantuk with a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Do not fertilize during the winter months.

 

6. Temperature: This begonia prefers temperatures between 60-75°F (15-24°C) and does not tolerate exposure to temperatures below 50°F (10°C).

 

7. Pruning: Prune your Begonia mantuk regularly to promote bushy growthginess. Pinch off the tips of the stems to encourage branching.

 

8. Propagation: Begonia mantuk can be propagated by stem cuttings or leaf cuttings. Place the cut in well-draining soil mix and keep them consistently moist until they root.

 

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