Iron Cross Begonia
Begonia masoniana 'Iron Cross'
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 7 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Family Begoniaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Leaf color
  • brown
  • green
Fruit color
  • white