How to grow Begonia echinosepala

Begonia echinosepala growing shrub of the genus Begonia also known as Begonia elongifolia, Begonia echinosepala, perennial evergreen or deciduous and also can grow as annual used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 8-11.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape the margin can be serrated.

Begonia echinosepala flowers

Flower color white or pink with yellow in the middle, four petals the petals are in two size grow in opposite pairs

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How to grow Begonia echinosepala growing and care:

Rich soil, moist soil, mulching

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring to summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead part

Size of the plant?
30-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade (without morning or noon sun) / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
White or pink with yellow in the middle flowers with four petals the petals are in two size grow in opposite pairs

Scientific name:

Begonia echinosepala

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