Plant Care Begonia 'Red Robin'

Begonia 'Red Robin'


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How to care for Begonia 'Red Robin'


How often to water your Begonia 'Red Robin'

Water needs for Begonia 'Red Robin'
0.5 cups
every 7

Begonia 'Red Robin' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 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 Begonia 'Red Robin'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Begonia 'Red Robin' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Begonia 'Red Robin': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Begonia 'Red Robin' 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.

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How to fertilize Begonia 'Red Robin'

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

Care Summary for Begonia 'Red Robin'

Begonia 'Red Robin'

Begonia 'Red Robin'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 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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