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How to care for Strawberry Begonia
Strawberry Begonia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Strawberry Begonia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Strawberry Begonia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
What other plant parents say
I have a very small variegated strawberry begonia and I find it to be an incredibly difficult and fussy plant. I have tried it in positions all over my house and it never seems to like it, the leaves all die off.
However, it always bounces back with new leaves. I just can't get it to grow bigger than what I purchased it as. Maybe one day I will figure out this plant. It looks very nice but has so far been one of my most challenging plants.
There are nicer plants out there that are less picky than this. If you like a challenge or somehow know the magic spell to keep this plant alive this will be perfect for you.