Bronze Leaf Red Begonia Plants for Sale Online
Bronze Leaf Red Begonia is a herbaceous annual that yields vibrant red "orchid-like" flowers. This begonia has deep purple foliage that differs from other begonias. They 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|
|Soil Condition:||well-draining, moist|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to stay slightly moist|
|Uses:||mass planting, container plant, hanging basket|
How to Care for Bronze Leaf Red Begonia Plants
Before buying a Bronze Leaf Red Begonia plant, be sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant happy and healthy!
How Much Sun Does My Bronze Leaf Red Begonia Need?
Bronze Leaf Red Begonia prefers to be planted in a location that receives some sunlight but likes to be in a shaded area. These plants can survive just fine in a full sun area, however, they grow best in areas that are shaded for hours at a time. Keeping them out of the sun for some time can help avoid any damage to their foliage or flowers. If you are planting this annual, 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.
How Do I Water Bronze Leaf Red Begonia?
You must create a consistent watering schedule for your Bronze Leaf Red Begonia, not too much and not too little. They require moist, well-draining soil. We recommend watering at the base of the plant to keep their foliage dry and avoid any diseases or leaf spots. Be careful not to overwater your begonia because this could result in root rot and permanent damage to the plant.
What Type Of Fertilizer Does Bronze Leaf Red Begonia Require?
Bronze Leaf Red Begonia does best when fed during the warm summer months. We suggest feeding them a liquid fertilizer, diluted, once every 10 days. This ensures your plant's flowers will bloom to their best potential. Stay away from fertilizing in the fall and winter to minimize any risk of plant damage.
What is The Best Soil for My Bronze Leaf Red Begonia?
Any rich, well-draining soil will work perfectly with your Bronze Leaf Red Begonia. This plant has no preference for soil pH and can even tolerate being planted in urban polluted areas. Their well-draining soil will help prevent any possibility of root rot, without it the plant could sit in too much water and cause root rot. However, this plant does require their soil to be moist, double-check if the top of your soil is dry, if so, water your plant.