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Begonia Tiger Paws

Begonia Tiger Paws

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Description: Begonia 'Tiger Paws' is a captivating plant known for its distinctive foliage and striking appearance. This variety is prized for its unique leaves, which are shaped like tiger's paws and feature intricate patterns of dark green veins on a lighter green background. Begonia 'Tiger Paws' adds a touch of exoticism and intrigue to any indoor garden or collection.

🌿 Botanical Name: Begonia 'Tiger Paws'

🐾 Pet Warning: Begonia plants, including 'Tiger Paws', are toxic to pets if ingested. Keep them out of reach of pets.

💧 Care Level: Moderate. Begonia 'Tiger Paws' requires specific care to thrive, particularly in terms of light, watering, and humidity.

📏 Approximate Size: Begonia 'Tiger Paws' can vary in size depending on the cultivar, but they generally range from 6-12 inches (15-30 cm) in height and width.

🌞 Light: Begonia 'Tiger Paws' prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. However, it can tolerate lower light conditions, although growth may be slower.

💧 Water: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, typically once or twice a week. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings.

💦 Humidity: Begonia 'Tiger Paws' thrives in high humidity environments. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, placing the plant on a tray of pebbles filled with water, or using a humidifier.

🌡️ Temperature: Begonia 'Tiger Paws' prefers temperatures between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C). Avoid exposing it to temperature extremes or drafts.

❄️ Hardiness: Begonia 'Tiger Paws' is not cold-hardy and should be protected from temperatures below 50°F (10°C).

🌱 Fertilizing: Feed Begonia 'Tiger Paws' with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilizing frequency in the fall and winter.

🔄 Re-potting: Repot Begonia 'Tiger Paws' every 1-2 years or when it outgrows its container. Use a well-draining potting mix.

🌱 Propagation: Begonia 'Tiger Paws' can be propagated through stem cuttings. Take 3-4 inch (7-10 cm) stem cuttings with at least two leaves and place them in moist potting soil. Keep the soil consistently moist until roots develop.

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