Plant Care Hiemalis Begonia

Hiemalis Begonia

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Begonia hiemalis

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Portland, Maine
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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 draina…

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How to care for Hiemalis Begonia


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

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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 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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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.

Care Summary for Hiemalis Begonia

Hiemalis Begonia

Hiemalis Begonia

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.

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