The Begonia discolor can't stand cold weather, therefore in general it should be grown in a sheltered place; during the Spring months, when the minimum temperatures are above zero, it can be moved outside. We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.These plants are frightened by direct solar rays, which could ruin their leaves; we suggest to place them in a shady place.
Cultivation 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.
Fertilize 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.
Water Begonia discolor
Water regularly, every 1-2 weeks , wetting the soil deeply with about 2-3 glasses of water ,but waiting for the substratum to dry completely between one watering and another; 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.
Pests 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.
Mold Begonia discolor
Cultivate in a good soil of an average mix, which slightly withholds humidity.
Plant Begonia discolor
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.