Green Leaf Red Begonia Plants for Sale Online
Green Leaf Red Begonia is a herbaceous annual that yields vibrant red "orchid-like" flowers. The deep green foliage on these plants complements their colorful flowers perfectly. This plant required a bit of a particular schedule, making it slightly more high-maintenance than other plants. However, they can be planted in many places. You can use them as border edging, mass planting, or in a container/hanging planter.
|Mature Height:||12 to 18 Inches|
|Mature Width:||12 to 15 Inches|
|Sunlight:||partial sun, partial shade|
|Foliage:||Glossy dark green|
|Soil Condition:||well-draining, moist|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to stay slightly moist|
|Uses:||mass planting, container plant, hanging basket|
How to Care for Green Leaf Red Begonia Plants
Before buying a Green Leaf Red Begonia plant, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving!
How Do I Water Green Leaf Red Begonia?
Red Begonia requires a regular watering schedule to reach its best potential. They require moist well-draining soil, however, you mustn't over-water them. Overwatering this annual will result in root rot and overall plant damage. We recommend watering at the base of the plant to keep their foliage dry and avoid any leaf spot or diseases.
What is The Best Soil for My Green Leaf Red Begonia?
Red Begonia requires a rich, well-draining soil and is not particular to any specific pH level. This plant can also tolerate being planted in urban polluted areas. A well-draining soil will help prevent any possibility of root rot from the plant sitting in standing water for too long. However, this plant does require its soil to be consistently moist. It is a very important balance to understand so that your plant does not get too little or too much water.
What Type Of Fertilizer Does Green Leaf Red Begonia Require?
Green Leaf Red Begonia do best when fed during the warm summer months. We recommend feeding them any diluted liquid fertilizer one time every 10 days or so. This will ensure your plant's flowers will bloom to their fullest potential. Avoid fertilizing in the fall and winter time to minimize the risk of any plant damage.
How Much Sun Does My Green Leaf Red Begonia Need?
Green Leaf Red Begonia prefers to be placed in a more shaded location that receives occasional sunlight throughout the day. They can survive in full sun, however, they do best when given time in the shade. If you are planting this annual in your garden, plant in a location that does not receive full sun consistently. If you are potting this plant place it in an area that gets plenty of shade daily. This helps avoid any risk of burning their foliage or any other damage.