Plant Care Begonia lubbersii

Begonia lubbersii

About Begonia lubbersii

Begonia lubbersii 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 lubbersii likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Begonia lubbersii
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Begonia lubbersii

Water

How often to water your Begonia lubbersii

Water needs for Begonia lubbersii
0.5 cups
every 9

Begonia lubbersii needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Aloha, Oregon.

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 lubbersii

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 lubbersii in Aloha, Oregon

Aloha, Oregon

26% Very Low

Growing Begonia lubbersii in Aloha right now

Light needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Aloha, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 14th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Aloha is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Aloha, Oregon

Sunlight will increase by 29.7% ☀️

January 17th, 2022

Aloha is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Aloha is expected to increase by 29.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Aloha, Oregon

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 15th, 2022

This month, Aloha is getting an average of 7.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.4 total hours of dayligh…

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Finding light for Begonia lubbersii in your home

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

Begonia lubbersii 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 Aloha, Oregon ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Begonia lubbersii

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

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Care Summary for Begonia lubbersii

Begonia lubbersii

Begonia lubbersii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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