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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

65% Medium

Growing Dragon Wing Begonia in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Dragon Wing Begonia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

October 23rd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Dragon Wing Begonia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 35.5% ☀️

October 22nd, 2021

Philadelphia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by 35.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Dragon Wing Begonia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.8 hours 📉

October 22nd, 2021

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours …

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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..️

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

October 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Philadelphia 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 repo…

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

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