Plant Care Begonia 'Black Mamba'
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Begonia 'Black Mamba'

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Begonia 'Black Mamba' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Begonia 'Black Mamba' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Begonia 'Black Mamba'
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Begonia 'Black Mamba'

Water

How often to water your Begonia 'Black Mamba'

Water needs for Begonia 'Black Mamba'
0.5 cups
every 9

Begonia 'Black Mamba' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Begonia 'Black Mamba'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Begonia 'Black Mamba' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Begonia 'Black Mamba': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Begonia 'Black Mamba' 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Begonia 'Black Mamba'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Begonia 'Black Mamba': 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 Begonia 'Black Mamba' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Begonia 'Black Mamba'

Begonia 'Black Mamba'

Begonia 'Black Mamba'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Begonia 'Black Mamba' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Begonia 'Black Mamba' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Egotopia avatar
@Egotopia
leaf-1 118 Plants
xp 5,123 XP
globe Jacksonville, Florida
05/17/2021

Has done well for me in several different lighting situations ranging from lower light to direct afternoon light from a western window.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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