Plant Care Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia

Taxonomy

Jurassic Rex Begonia
Jurassic

How to care for Rex Begonia

Water

How often to water your Rex Begonia

Water needs for Rex Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Rex Begonia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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 Rex Begonia

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 Rex Begonia in Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Growing Rex Begonia in Raleigh right now

Light needs for plant Rex Begonia in Raleigh, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 5th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Rex Begonia in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.1% ☀️

December 5th, 2021

Raleigh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Raleigh is expected to decrease by 22.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Rex Begonia in Raleigh, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 6th, 2021

This month, Raleigh is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Rex Begonia in your home

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

Rex Begonia 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 Raleigh, North Carolina ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Rex Begonia

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

When to repot Rex Begonia

Nutrient needs for plant Rex Begonia in Raleigh, North Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 6th, 2021

The growing potential in Raleigh is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Care Summary for Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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