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 Phoenix, Arizona.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 9th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
December 8th, 2022
Phoenix is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to decrease by 18.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
December 9th, 2022
This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 10.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…
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 maximize the potential for growth..️
Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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.
December 5th, 2022
The growing potential in Phoenix is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…