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Begonia

Begonia Pteridiformes Red form

€ 40,00Price

Begonia pteridiformis red form is a type of Begonia that has unique, fern-like foliage and beautiful red undersides. Here are some care instructions to help you grow and care for this plant:

 

1. Light: Begonia pteridiformis red form prefers bright, indirect light. However, it can tolerate some direct sunlight in the morning or evening.

 

2. Watering: Water the plant when the top inch of soil becomes dry. It's essential to make sure the soil is evenly moist but not waterlogged.

 

3. Soil: Begonia pteridiformis red form prefers a well-draining, peat-based soil mix. Ensure the pot has sufficient drainage holes.

 

4. Fertilization: Fertilize the plant monthly during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer. However, avoid fertilizing during the winter months.

 

5. Pruning: Pinch back the tips of the stems to encourage full growth and remove any dead or damaged leaves or stems.

 

6. Propagation: Begonia pteridiformis red form can propagate through cuttings or by division.

 

7. Temperature: Begonia pteridiformis red form prefers temperatures between 60-75°F (16-24°C).

 

8. Humidity: Begonias prefer high humidity levels, so mist them regularly or use a humidifier. Alternatively, place the pot on a tray filled with pebbles and water, then keep the water level below the pot's base.

 

9. Potting: By potting Begonia pteridiformis red form in a shallow pot with good drainage, it puts less stress on the plant's delicate root system.

 

If you follow these care instructions, your Begonia pteridiformis red form will grow and thrive. These begonias are a wonderful addition to any indoor garden due to their unique and striking foliage.

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