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Begonia Hemsleyana Variegata, also previously known as Silver Dots U404, is a stunning and unique houseplant that is sure to make a statement in any indoor space. Its striking foliage features variegated green and silver leaves with small dots, making it a must-have for any collector.
How to Care for Begonia Hemsleyana Variegata (Silver Dots U404)
Begonia Hemsleyana Variegata prefers to be kept slightly moist, but be careful not to overwater as this can lead to root rot. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again.
This plant prefers bright, indirect light, but can also tolerate some shade. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight as this can scorch the leaves.
Begonia Hemsleyana Variegata thrives in temperatures between 60-75°F (16-24°C).
This plant loves high humidity levels and will benefit from regular misting or a humidifier nearby. It's a great choice for a bathroom or other humid room in your home.
Begonia Hemsleyana Variegata is toxic to pets and humans if ingested, so be sure to keep it out of reach of children and pets.
Feed this plant with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) to promote healthy growth.
Begonia Hemsleyana Variegata has a moderate growth rate and can reach up to 2 feet in height if given proper care.
Regular pruning can help to keep this plant looking neat and tidy. Pinch back new growth to encourage a fuller plant and remove any dead or yellow leaves.
This plant can be propagated by stem cuttings or by division. Simply take a cutting with a node and place it in water or soil until it roots.
Begonia Hemsleyana Variegata prefers a well-draining soil mix that is rich in organic matter. A mix of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil is a great choice.
Repot this plant every 1-2 years or when it becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is one size larger than its current pot and use fresh potting soil.
This plant is susceptible to mealybugs, spider mites, and thrips. Check regularly for signs of infestation and treat promptly if necessary.
Overwatering can lead to root rot, while underwatering can cause the leaves to wilt and turn brown. Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of water and adjust as necessary. Yellow leaves can be a sign of too much sunlight, while brown or crispy leaves can indicate too little humidity. Adjust the plant's environment accordingly.