Plant Care Begonia hydrocotylifolia

Begonia hydrocotylifolia

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.

Taxonomy

Begonia hydrocotylifolia
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Begonia hydrocotylifolia

Water

How often to water your Begonia hydrocotylifolia

Water needs for Begonia hydrocotylifolia
0.5 cups
every 9

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 San Francisco, California.

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 Begonia hydrocotylifolia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Begonia hydrocotylifolia in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

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Growing Begonia hydrocotylifolia in San Francisco right now

Light needs for plant Begonia hydrocotylifolia in San Francisco, California

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 21st, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Francisco is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality su…

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Light needs for plant Begonia hydrocotylifolia in San Francisco, California

Sunlight will increase by 15.5% ☀️

May 21st, 2022

San Francisco is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Francisco is expected to increase by 15.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 23.5 megajoules of ene…

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Light needs for plant Begonia hydrocotylifolia in San Francisco, California

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

May 21st, 2022

This month, San Francisco is getting an average of 12.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.5 total hours …

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Finding light for Begonia hydrocotylifolia in your home

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

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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in San Francisco, California ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Begonia hydrocotylifolia thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Begonia hydrocotylifolia

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

When to repot Begonia hydrocotylifolia

Nutrient needs for plant Begonia hydrocotylifolia in San Francisco, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

May 20th, 2022

The growing potential in San Francisco is very high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to …

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Care Summary for Begonia hydrocotylifolia

Begonia hydrocotylifolia

Begonia hydrocotylifolia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Francisco, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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