Wax Begonia Seeds
Wax Begonia Seeds
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Wax Begonia Seeds

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1 packet of 20 Cocktail Series Fibrous Begonia Seeds(Begonia x semperfloerns)

(Find more info on germinating seeds by going to our seed guide)

About the seeds:

Level:

beginner | intermediate | advanced

Germination Time:

21-28 days

Depth

scatter on soil surface and lightly cover

Spacing

3-4 seeds per nursery pot

Recommended planter

small soil pod or 2-3" nursery planter

Time to Maturity

105-112 days

Seed Prep

pre-soak | scarification | stratification | none

Method

greenhouse method | paper towel method

Temperature

70F-85F


About the Plants:

Description

bushy plant with waxy green leaves, 1" red, white or pink blooms 

Difficulty

beginner | intermediate | advanced

Growth Speed

slow | medium | fast

Size of plant

8”-12” tall, 10"-12" wide

Light

full sun | partial sun | shade | grow lights 

Soil 

coconut coir/peat-based potting mix

Temperature 

warm | cool

Pet-friendly

cats | dogs | no

Pests

not super pest-susceptible, can get mealy bugs or thrips, bacterial leaf spot, crown&stem rot, blight, powdery mildew.

Fertilization

moderate fertilization

 

Extra tips or info: pelleted seeds are very fragile so be careful not to crush them when handling them. They're native to South America, and as such can be grown indoors, or in shadier patches outside during warmer months.

These seeds are for the 2021 growing season.