Plant Care Begonia Carolineifolia

Begonia Carolineifolia

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About Begonia Carolineifolia

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 carolineifolia

How to care for Begonia Carolineifolia


How often to water your Begonia Carolineifolia

Water needs for Begonia Carolineifolia
0.5 cups
every 9

Begonia Carolineifolia 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 Carolineifolia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Begonia Carolineifolia in your home

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

Begonia Carolineifolia 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Begonia Carolineifolia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Begonia Carolineifolia

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

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Care Summary for Begonia Carolineifolia

Begonia Carolineifolia

Begonia Carolineifolia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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 Carolineifolia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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Shoots up new leaves easily but old ones brown and die

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