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. We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.Plant which favours shady spots, avoid exposing it to direct sunrays, especially during the warmest hours of the day.
Generalities Begonia discolor
These plants are perennial herbs. Begonia discolor Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a pink colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 50 cm high. The Begonia discolor has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much.
Fertilization Begonia discolor
During the spring letís regularly use a fertilizer rich with nitrogen and potassium to favour the development of the new vegetation; fertilization is done by adding fertilizer to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days.
Watering Begonia discolor
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
Treatments Begonia discolor
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 discolor
Cultivate in a good soil of an average mix, which slightly withholds humidity.
Notes Begonia discolor
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.