About Autumn Begonia
There are over 2,000 species of Begonia, and horticulturalists have created even more varities by cultivating all sorts of shapes and colors! They're native to tropical regions around the world, but are now found in homes in cold climates as well. Their taxonomy is far more complex than other plants, with species belonging to different cultivar groups. They contain oxalic acid, so be sure to keep them out of reach in homes with pets or children! ⚠️
Begonia 'Autumn Ember'
How to care for Autumn Begonia
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 Oakland, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Oakland is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
November 24th, 2022
Oakland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to decrease by 29.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …
November 25th, 2022
This month, Oakland is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.4 total hours of day…
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 Oakland, California ⛅.
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.
November 26th, 2022
The growing potential in Oakland is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…