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**Begonia 'Sinbad Pink'** is known for its lovely pink blooms and attractive foliage. Here are some care tips to help your Begonia 'Sinbad Pink' thrive:

### Light
- **Bright, Indirect Light**: Begonia 'Sinbad Pink' thrives in bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves and flowers, while too little light can cause leggy growth and reduced blooming.
- **Filtered Light**: Place it near a north or east-facing window. If it's in a south or west-facing window, use sheer curtains to diffuse the light.

### Watering
- **Consistent Moisture**: Keep the soil consistently moist but not soggy. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings.
- **Avoid Overwatering**: Overwatering can lead to root rot. Ensure the pot has adequate drainage to prevent water from sitting at the bottom.

### Humidity
- **High Humidity**: This Begonia prefers higher humidity levels, ideally around 50-60% or higher.
- **Increase Humidity**: Use a humidifier, place the plant on a tray with wet pebbles, or mist the leaves regularly, especially in dry indoor environments.

### Temperature
- **Warm Temperatures**: Ideal temperatures range from 60-75°F (15-24°C). Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 50°F (10°C) and keep it away from drafts, heaters, and air conditioners.

### Soil
- **Well-Draining Soil**: Use a light, well-draining potting mix. A mix of peat moss, perlite, and regular potting soil works well.
- **Slightly Acidic to Neutral pH**: Aim for a soil pH of 5.5 to 6.5.

### Fertilization
- **Balanced Fertilizer**: Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
- **Reduce Fertilization in Winter**: Fertilize less frequently during the fall and winter months when the plant's growth slows down.

### Pruning and Maintenance
- **Regular Pruning**: Prune the plant to maintain its shape and encourage bushier growth. Remove any dead, damaged, or yellowing leaves.
- **Deadheading**: Remove spent flowers to encourage new blooms and maintain the plant's appearance.

### Repotting
- **Repot Every 1-2 Years**: Repot the plant every 1-2 years or when it becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is only slightly larger than the current one.
- **Refresh the Soil**: Repotting also provides an opportunity to refresh the soil and provide new nutrients.

### Pests and Diseases
- **Watch for Pests**: Common pests include aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, and thrips. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
- **Prevent Diseases**: Ensure good air circulation and proper watering practices to prevent fungal diseases like powdery mildew and root rot.

By following these care tips, your Begonia 'Sinbad Pink' should thrive and bring a splash of color to your indoor garden.

Begonia 'Sinbad Pink'

SKU: BegSinPInk
$12.00Price
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