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Gfp Begonia sykakiengii

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Begonia sykakiengii is native to the Philippines. Its foliage are dusky green to pink, with irregular markings in silver grey. This Begonia is quite free flowering with bursts of pink flowers, but it is primarily grown for their unique foliage.

Light: Place the plant in a well-ventilated, sheltered area where it receives dappled sunlight.

Water: Once or twice a day, water the plants thoroughly till excess water drains out of the pot.

Temperature: Plant tolerates temperatures between 18-28°C.

Fertilizer: To boost plant's overall health, feed it with a diluted concentration of water-soluble, balanced fertilizer that contains equal amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium (e.g. N-P-K: 15-15-15) once every two weeks. Otherwise, a slow-release fertilizer (e.g. Osmocote) can be incorporated into the potting media, and to be replenished after about 2-3 months. Do follow the recommended dosage indicated on the fertilizer’s application instructions.

  

*Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual product may vary due to plant colour and size.