About Begonia hydrocotylifolia
Begonia hydrocotylifolia is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
Begonia hydrocotylifolia likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
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 Houston, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 28th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
January 26th, 2022
Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 20.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.3 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
January 26th, 2022
This month, Houston is getting an average of 6.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 5.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of dayl…
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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Houston, Texas ⛅.
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.
January 27th, 2022
The growing potential in Houston is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…