Plant Care Hardy Begonia

Hardy Begonia

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Also known as

Begonia

Taxonomy

Begonia grandis
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Hardy Begonia

Water

How often to water your Hardy Begonia

Water needs for Hardy Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Hardy Begonia 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 Hardy Begonia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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

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Finding light for Hardy Begonia in your home

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

Hardy 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Hardy Begonia

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Hardy Begonia is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Hardy Begonia

Hardy Begonia

Hardy Begonia


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

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05/16/2021

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