Plant Care Hiemalis Begonia
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Hiemalis Begonia

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Taxonomy

Begonia hiemalis
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Hiemalis Begonia

Water

How often to water your Hiemalis Begonia

Water needs for Hiemalis Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Hiemalis 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 Hiemalis Begonia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Hiemalis Begonia in your home

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

Hiemalis 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 Hiemalis Begonia

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

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Care Summary for Hiemalis Begonia

Hiemalis Begonia

Hiemalis 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

Pastel.emo.411 avatar
@Pastel.emo.411
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 192 XP
globe Portland, Maine
05/18/2021

Tends to wilt/ a few flowers and leaves will turn brown. However the plant continues to grow and put out more flowers. Do not underwater, this plant enjoys lots of water but be certain to have drainage holes. A very pretty plant and easy to care for, water once or twice a week. The plant is hardy and I’ve personally forgotten to water it before, but it was perfectly okay after being watered again.

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