Polka Dot Begonia

Begonia Maculata

Light

The Begonia will thrive in bright indirect light, but is prone to being scorched if exposed to strong direct sunlight.

Water

Water weekly keeping the soil moist at all times, but be mindful of overwatering. This plant won’t like to sit in water.

Humidity

This plant will appreciate being placed in a humid environment, which you can create by misting it frequently, placing it close to other plants or on a pebble tray partly filled with water. They thrive in steamy bathrooms and kitchens.

Temperature

Ideal temperatures around 19 - 24 ℃ and in winter not lower than 10 ℃.

Fertiliser

Feed with general houseplant fertiliser every month during the growing season (spring to summer).

Toxicity

Toxic - please keep away from pets and children.

Additional care information

Likes additional support as it grows, insert some wooden sticks into the soil and attach plant to them to help support it's growth to stand tall.

Troubleshooting

Yellowing or spotting leaves: overwatering. Allow soil to dry out before watering in winter. Browning edge of leaves: too much light - scorching.

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