Begonia
Begonia
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference is very sensitive to basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Family Begoniaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
  • pink
  • red
Leaf color
  • green
  • cream
  • pink
  • white