Begonia – Bossa Nova® Red

Garden Height
12 - 16
Spacing
16 - 20
Spread
16 - 20
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Red
Light Code
PP
Light Level
Part Shade to Shade
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Features:

  • Continuous Re-Bloom
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Long Blooming

Maintenance Notes:

Easy Care

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Low

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Hardiness Zones: 10b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: Medium

Water Requirements: Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Standard PPP. Spring to Summer Sales.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 5-7
6" and Gallon Pot: 6-8
7-9" Pot: 7-9
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot: 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

Pinching should not be necessary except to shape. 150 to 200 ppm cycocel can be used for growth regulation if needed.

Pest and Disease Management:

Standard pest and disease practices as outlined in the notes.

Grower Tips:

Flower drop should be expected. Proper timing so that plants are sold quickly will help decrease messiness.

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