Plant Care Begonia 'Burning Bush'
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Begonia 'Burning Bush'

Taxonomy

Begonia 'Burning Bush'
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Begonia 'Burning Bush'

Water

How often to water your Begonia 'Burning Bush'

Water needs for Begonia 'Burning Bush'
0.5 cups
every 9

Begonia 'Burning Bush' 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 'Burning Bush'

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 'Burning Bush' in your home

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

Begonia 'Burning Bush' 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 'Burning Bush'

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

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Care Summary for Begonia 'Burning Bush'

Begonia 'Burning Bush'

Begonia 'Burning Bush'


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.

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