Begonia Maculata Tamaya, Polka Dot Begonia Plant
Water when topsoil is dry to touch
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Medium to Bright Indirect Sunlight
Indoors, Table Top, Shaded Balcony, Living Room, Plants for Bathroom
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They can grow up to 8-16 inches after reaching full maturity as an indoor plant.
Begonia Tamaya is a shrub-like plant with a tree-like trunk and beautiful flowers that hangs below the tree when they bloom.
These plants are native to tropical regions of the United States and Asia.
You should keep your Begonia Tamaya in a spot that receives medium to bright indirect light. If you put it in direct sunlight, the leaves will scorch and will become pale.
Begonia Tamaya can not tolerate a temperature below 15? C. So during the winters, you must protect them from frost and freezing as well.
You must water your plant when the topsoil is dry to touch. You can water it once or twice a week during the summer season twice a month during the winter season.
Your Plant prefers a humid condition and hence if your room has dry air, mist the plant thrice a week to maintain the humidity.
Begonia Tamaya prefers aerated well-draining and loose soil for better growth. You can also mix coco coir or vermiculite for improving the drainage of the soil.
Your Begonia Tamaya requires a balanced fertilizer with a 10-10-10 NPK Ratio during spring and summer.
You must not feed your Begonia in the fall or winter.
Begonia Tamaya is considered to be toxic for humans and pets. It can lead to swelling, headache, and nausea if ingested.
If your Begonia is not growing properly in plastic pots, you can use clay azalea pots or clay bowls for growing them. You can also use a wooden pot or moss-covered basket for nearly any Begonia as well.
You should remove early flower buds from your Begonia Plant to quickly allow the plant to reach its full size.
Your Begonia Tamaya requires high humidity levels for proper growth. So you must mist your plant once a day if your room air is dry.
You should never place your plant in direct sunlight as it may burn its leaves. Keep them in bright indirect sunlight for optimum growth.
Brown tips on leaves: It is an indication of underwatering of your plant- Increase the watering session of your plant.
Leaves turning yellow: Yellowing of leaves is caused by excessive watering- Avoid overly watering the plant and keep it on a dryer side.
Begonia Tamaya is an exquisite ornamental rare houseplant native to Brazil that looks extremely classy with its white patterned leaves and abundant flowers. It is a low-maintenance plant that blooms several times a year and produces pink and carmine flowers.