How to care for your Begonia Peltata?
Begonia are very easy plants to care for. The Begonia species love some indirect sunlight. With sufficient amount of light the foliage will look gorgeous!
Begonia aren’t too difficult when it comes to watering. Normally a bit of water once a week should be fine. Preferable you don’t let the soil dry out completely between waterings.
Pot your Begonia Peltata in a mixture of potting soil and perlite. This will give sufficient drainage to the soil.
Begonia Peltata does appreciate an higher humidity than average. Try keeping the humidity around 65% – 70% of the plant to flourish.
In the summer months you can fertilize the plant regularly. In the colder and winter months no fertiliser is needed. Please always check the instructions on your own fertilizer for the exact instructions.
The best time to repot is during the beginning of the growing season. Begonia Peltata don’t need to be repotted very often. This low maintenance plant is fine with a repot once very 2 years or so.
Begonia species are toxic for humans and animals when ingested.