Plant Care Begonia lubbersii
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Begonia lubbersii

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 Washington, District of Columbia.

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 Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia

67% Medium

Growing Begonia lubbersii in Washington right now

Light needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Washington, District of Columbia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

October 23rd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently 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 Washington, District of Columbia

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 34.5% ☀️

October 23rd, 2021

Washington is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to decrease by 34.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.7 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Washington, District of Columbia

Daylight will decrease by 1.8 hours 📉

October 23rd, 2021

This month, Washington is getting an average of 10.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of…

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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 maximize the potential for growth..️

Washington, District of Columbia currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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.

When to repot Begonia lubbersii

Nutrient needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Washington, District of Columbia

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

October 23rd, 2021

The growing potential in Washington is medium 👌.

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 repot …

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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 Washington, District of Columbia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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