Begonia sp 'Richmondensis' Plant Care Reminders
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When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!
Begonia sp. Richmondensis can be planted in the garden almost any time but it is much easier for the plant to establish in the garden if planted early spring.
When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?
Along the coast it can be planted in full sun. Inland it will benefit from some shade.
When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?
In the garden, fertilize with a slow a slow release formula once per year. Water soluble fertilizers can be used every two weeks or according to the package label.
Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?
In the garden start watering after the normal rains have ended. It is better to water once a week and water deeply, than to water frequently for a few minutes. The soil should be moist but well drained. To not allow the soil to become soggy.