Plant Care Dragon Wing Begonia
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Dragon Wing Begonia

Taxonomy

Begonia 'Dragon Wing'
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Dragon Wing Begonia

Water

How often to water your Dragon Wing Begonia

Water needs for Dragon Wing Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Dragon Wing 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 Boston, MA.

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 Dragon Wing Begonia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dragon Wing Begonia in Boston, MA

Boston, MA

91% High

Growing Dragon Wing Begonia in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Dragon Wing Begonia in Boston, MA

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

July 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Dragon Wing Begonia in Boston, MA

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 6.2% ☀️

July 26th, 2021

Boston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to decrease by 6.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 18.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Dragon Wing Begonia in Boston, MA

Daylight will decrease by 0.5 hours 📉

July 26th, 2021

This month, Boston is getting an average of 11.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 3.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.0 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Dragon Wing Begonia in your home

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

Dragon Wing 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Boston, MA ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Dragon Wing Begonia thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dragon Wing Begonia

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

When to repot Dragon Wing Begonia

Nutrient needs for plant Dragon Wing Begonia in Boston, MA

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

July 19th, 2021

The growing potential in Boston is high 📈.

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 pl…

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Care Summary for Dragon Wing Begonia

Dragon Wing Begonia

Dragon Wing Begonia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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