Is it normal for begonia leaves to fall off?
Sometimes when conditions are unfavorable, the begonia may begin to drop a significant number of leaves. There is a wide variety of reasons for this, including overwatering, insufficient sunlight, lack of hydration, improper repotting, and worm infestation.
What do overwatered begonias look like?
Look for the following symptoms and conditions that make it more likely that overwatering is the cause of your begonia drooping; Yellowing leaves, particularly affecting the lower leaves first. Brown leaf tips despite good humidity and soil moisture. Leaves dropping from the plant, often with soggy, limp petioles.
How often should you water a begonia?
Begonias thrive in soil that is neither dry nor saturated. Your goal is to find a moisture level and watering schedule that is justttt right. A good rule of thumb is to water every two to four days. When it’s hot and dry you’ll need to water more often than when the air cools down and the soil holds more moisture.