Plant Care Bolivian Begonia
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Bolivian Begonia

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Bolivian Begonia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Bolivian Begonia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Begonia boliviensis
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Bolivian Begonia

Water

How often to water your Bolivian Begonia

Water needs for Bolivian Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Bolivian Begonia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t 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 Bolivian Begonia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Bolivian Begonia in your home

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

Bolivian Begonia 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bolivian Begonia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bolivian Begonia

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Bolivian Begonia is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Bolivian Begonia

Bolivian Begonia

Bolivian Begonia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Bolivian Begonia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Bolivian Begonia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Bolivian Begonia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Greenigirlx2 avatar
@Greenigirlx2
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 275 XP
globe Evansville, Indiana
02/20/2021

I likes a lot of sun.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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