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begonia / begonia

Belongs to the Begonia family.

General description : Exists near a couple of thousand forms of begonias. Asymmetrical leaves, fleshy stems and the presence of same-sex (female and male) flowers, located in a group, are among the main universal characters. In female flowers form a seed box. For quality flowers you need to regularly cut small female flowers, leaving large male. Usually bloom in summer, but with good care they can bloom up to winter, but decorative leafy in winter. In ornamental begonias, flowers are not so luxurious at all, but they bloom, as if standing, more abundant and longer.

All begonias are allowed to be divided into decorative leaf and decorative flowering. The care product will be somewhat different.

Recommendations for the care of decorative begonias:

Illumination : They need bright but diffused light. At the time of flowering pots, it is desirable to periodically rotate.

Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter. Does not love in any way overflowing, nor drying up of the earth. Water with warm soft water. At what time the plant will bloom, reduce watering, and later on leaf deprivation is not watered at all or extremely rare.

Humidity : At what time the plant does not bloom, it is sprayed daily and regularly washed with cool water. At the time of flowering, in order not to spoil the flowers, the humidity of the atmosphere is maintained by placing the pots on a tray with pebbles or expanded clay, which is continuously wetted.

Loves the fresh atmosphere, but without drafts.

Temperature : In summer and winter, the temperature should be moderate (15-20 ° C).

Soil : Recommended soil mix: 1 share of sod, 1 share of leafy land, 1 share of coniferous land, 1 share of humus and 1 share of sand.

In the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time in two weeks fertilizer for flowering plants.

Cultivation : Crushing of germinated tubers, young cuttings or seeds.

Transplanting : Usually, for the period of inactivity, tubers are freed from the ground and stored in a dry place. In the spring, planting the tubers in the fresh land, put them on the sunny window.

Pests : Affected by spider mites (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are woven over with spiderwebs), thrips, and shields (brown leaves appear on leaves and stalks, leaving sticky secretions).

The plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water, warm washing and spraying actellic (1-2 ml per liter of water).

Recommendations for the care of decorative begonias:

Illumination : They need bright but diffused light. At the time of flowering pots, it is desirable to periodically rotate.

Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter. Does not love in any way overflowing, nor drying up of the earth. Water with warm soft water. At what time the plant will bloom, reduce watering, and later on leaf deprivation is not watered at all or extremely rare.

Humidity : Do not like water on the leaves, this leaves brown spots on them, so spraying is not recommended, the atmosphere humidity is maintained by placing pots on a tray with pebbles or expanded clay, which is moistened non-stop.

Loves the fresh atmosphere, but without drafts.

Temperature : In summer and winter, the temperature should be moderate (15-20 ° C).

Soil: Recommended soil mix: 1 share of sod, 1 share of leafy land, 1 share of coniferous land, 1 share of humus and 1 share of sand.

In the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time in two weeks fertilizer for flowering plants.

Breeding : Crushing during transplantation, easily rooted leaf cuttings. Perhaps breeding seeds.

Transplant: In spring, young plants annually, mature once a couple years. After transplantation is better to prune. The essence in a close pot worsens a type of leaves, the spacious ware is preferable.

Pests : Affected by spider mites (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are woven over with spiderwebs), thrips, and shields (brown leaves appear on leaves and stalks, leaving sticky secretions).

The plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water, warm washing and spraying actellic (1-2 ml per liter of water).

Begonia Lorrain

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Begonia Fista

Tiger begonia

Begonia meson

Cleopatra Begonia

Royal Begonia

Begonia is always flowering

Begonia Lorrain

B. Fireglow

B. Sugar Candi

B. Bridal Cascade

Begonia Fista

Tiger begonia

Begonia meson

Cleopatra Begonia

Royal Begonia

Begonia is always flowering