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Begonia semperflorens

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Exposure Begonia semperflorensPosizione mezza ombra
These plants shouldn't be grown in the garden during the cold period; in autumn the plants usually perish, and should be eradicated from the ground. These plants can be brought outside only if there isn't any more danger of freezings. Usually they are moved to the garden, or terrace, during the months of April-May.For a balanced development, it is best to position the the Begonia semperflorens in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.

Watering Begonia semperflorensTenere asciutto
As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish. Letís avoid watering the the Begonia semperflorens excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water .

Fertilization Begonia semperflorens
Before placing the annuals, letís enrich the soil with a small dose of organic fertilizer or slow release granular chemical fertilizer; during the spring we should use a specific fertilizer for flowering plants to be mixed with the irrigating water, to be used every 20-30 days.

Watering Begonia semperflorensTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the the Begonia semperflorens excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish.

Treatments Begonia semperflorens
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.

Soil Begonia semperflorens
They prefer dissolved soils, with an optimal drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
3
0
3
0
2
1
continental
2
0
3
0
2
1
mediterranean
1
0
3
0
2
1

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Notes - Begonia semperflorens

If desired, we can grow the the Begonia semperflorens in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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