Plant Care Darth Vader Begonia

Darth Vader Begonia

About Darth Vader Begonia

Darth Vader Begonia 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.

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


Begonia darthvaderiana

How to care for Darth Vader Begonia


How often to water your Darth Vader Begonia

Water needs for Darth Vader Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Darth Vader 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 Darth Vader Begonia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Darth Vader Begonia in your home

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

Darth Vader 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 Darth Vader Begonia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Darth Vader Begonia

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

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Care Summary for Darth Vader Begonia

Darth Vader Begonia

Darth Vader Begonia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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