Care of begonia plant. It can be a difficult balance. Plant your begonias in fertile soil. This begonia care practice known as forcing blooms will ensure that your begonias begin flowering just as soon as you plant them in the garden. Remove dead leaves and flowers.
They usually have a burst in growth after the summer heat kicks in. Begonias are annuals so planting will need to be done every year. Proper watering is one of the most difficult parts of successful begonia plant care. Begonias are not heavy feeders.
In this way we avoid the risk that molds may appear in addition to removing the dead parts we give way to new leaves and flowers can grow. Enjoy your beautiful begonias. If you want your begonia to last longer remember every week to remove withered flowers and dead leaves. Fibrous begonias are the easiest of the three begonia types to start from cuttings but you may also have success taking cuttings from some other types of begonias.
Rather than watering begonias on a set schedule you should always check to make sure they need it first. Thats because they like to be kept evenly moist but wont tolerate being overwatered. The best time to plant begonias is after the chance of frost has passed. How to care for a begonia.
Never wet the leaves or flowers as continual dampness on plants encourages diseases such as powdery mildew. Cut back your begonias. Apply a controlled release fertilizer several times a.