Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia
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How to care for Rex Begonia

  • Light: Part sun, part shade

    Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.

  • Watering need: Medium demand

    This plant is somewhat drought-tolerant, so no need to stress too much about it drying up. Make sure to feel the soil before watering: the top layer (about 2 inches) should be dry before giving this plant more water.

  • Fertilizing need: Medium demand

    Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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Never water directly onto the leaves and avoid splashing it with cold water as well. Read more

The Best Way to Water Most of Your Begonias

Begonias can tolerate drying out somewhat between waterings, so it's better to err on the side of underwatering than overwatering.

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How to Fertilize Your Plant

Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.

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How to Repot Your Plant

Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.

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