About Begonia hydrocotylifolia
There are over 2,000 species of Begonia, and horticulturalists have created even more varities by cultivating all sorts of shapes and colors! They're native to tropical regions around the world, but are now found in homes in cold climates as well. Their taxonomy is far more complex than other plants, with species belonging to different cultivar groups. They contain oxalic acid, so be sure to keep them out of reach in homes with pets or children! ⚠️
How to care for Begonia hydrocotylifolia
Begonia hydrocotylifolia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Worth, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 26th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Worth is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
November 26th, 2022
Fort Worth is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Fort Worth is expected to decrease by 24.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy per m…
November 25th, 2022
This month, Fort Worth is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of da…
Begonia hydrocotylifolia 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..️
Fort Worth, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Begonia hydrocotylifolia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.