BEGONIACEAE
Begonia spp.

Common names:  Begonias

Light needs:  Protect from hot sun.

Best temperatures:  Above 60F (16C)

Water and humidity needs:  Let dry between waterings.  Give extra humidity.. 

Growing guidelines:  Grow in humus-rich, soil-less mix.  Fertilize twice a month from spring to fall.

Common problems:  Leaves drop if plants get too little or too much water.  Mold, mildew, and rot can also be a problem with over watering.

Propagation:  These root easily from tip cuttings and seed.

Comments:  If your Begonias are not blooming, check if they require a cool/dry rest period.

Currently in Greenhouse:  Yes

 

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