Plant Care Wavy Watermelon Begonia
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Wavy Watermelon Begonia

Also known as

Trailing Watermelon Begonia

Taxonomy

Pellionia repens
Pellionia
Urticaceae
Rosales

How to care for Wavy Watermelon Begonia

Water

How often to water your Wavy Watermelon Begonia

Water needs for Wavy Watermelon Begonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Wavy Watermelon 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 Wavy Watermelon Begonia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Wavy Watermelon Begonia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Wavy Watermelon Begonia: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Wavy Watermelon Begonia 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 💪.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Wavy Watermelon Begonia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Wavy Watermelon Begonia

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

Care Summary for Wavy Watermelon Begonia

Wavy Watermelon Begonia

Wavy Watermelon Begonia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

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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