Plant Care Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

About Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

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! ÔÜá´ŞĆ

Taxonomy

Begonia rex 'Inca Flame'
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

Water

How often to water your Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

Water needs for Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'
0.5 cups
every 9

Begonia Beleaf┬« 'Inca Flame' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesnÔÇÖt get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

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Finding light for Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Begonia Beleaf┬« 'Inca Flame' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves ­čŹâ, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Begonia Beleaf┬« 'Inca Flame' in your home ­čĆí.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame': 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 itÔÇÖs likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Begonia Beleaf┬« 'Inca Flame' after it doubles in size or once a yearÔÇöwhichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'

Begonia Beleaf® 'Inca Flame'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4ÔÇŁ pot your plant is in, and that it doesnÔÇÖt get direct sunlight.

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