Plant Care Peacock Begonia

Peacock Begonia

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Peacock Begonia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Peacock Begonia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

About Peacock Begonia

Peacock 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.

Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and having large, lush leaves with only 5 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

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


Begonia pavonina

How to care for Peacock Begonia


How often to water your Peacock Begonia

Water needs for Peacock Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Peacock 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 Peacock Begonia

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Peacock Begonia in your home

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

Peacock 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 Peacock Begonia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Peacock Begonia

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Peacock Begonia

Peacock Begonia

Peacock 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.

What other plant parents say

Peacock Begonia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Peacock Begonia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Peacock Begonia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Maria avatar
leaf-1 74 Plants
xp 5,697 XP
globe Highland, California

Awesome begonia. The blue iridescence is difficult to capture in photos but it looks amazing once you do. Both pavoninas are now blooming 🥺

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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