Plant Care Pellionia Repens

Pellionia Repens

Also known as

Wavy Watermelon Begonia, Wavy Watermelon Begonia, Trailing Watermelon Begonia and watermelon begonia


Pellionia repens

How to care for Pellionia Repens


How often to water your Pellionia Repens

Water needs for Pellionia Repens
0.5 cups
every 9

Pellionia Repens 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 Pellionia Repens

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Wavy Watermelon Begonia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pellionia Repens: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Pellionia Repens can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize Pellionia Repens

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

Difficulty Level

Pellionia Repens is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Pellionia Repens

Pellionia Repens

Pellionia Repens

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft 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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