Plant Care Autumn Begonia

Autumn Begonia

About Autumn Begonia

Autumn Begonia is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Autumn Begonia likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Begonia 'Autumn Ember'
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Autumn Begonia

Water

How often to water your Autumn Begonia

Water needs for Autumn Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Autumn Begonia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Autumn Begonia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Autumn Begonia in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

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Growing Autumn Begonia in Louisville right now

Light needs for plant Autumn Begonia in Louisville, Kentucky

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 23rd, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Autumn Begonia in Louisville, Kentucky

Sunlight will increase by 27.5% ☀️

January 23rd, 2022

Louisville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to increase by 27.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.1 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Autumn Begonia in Louisville, Kentucky

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

January 23rd, 2022

This month, Louisville is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Autumn Begonia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Autumn Begonia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Autumn Begonia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Autumn Begonia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Autumn Begonia: repot after 2X growth

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 Autumn Begonia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Autumn Begonia

Autumn Begonia

Autumn Begonia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Louisville, Kentucky, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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