B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Begonia humilis v. porteriana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
|Height, in meters: 0.6
Height, in feet: 1.98
|Begonia humilis v. porteriana sales history
Common names for Begonia humilis v. porteriana:
Begonia humilis v. porteriana
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|110||: South American Native Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|149||: Begonia Seed and Plant List|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Begonia humilis v. porteriana seeds will usually germinate in 15-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Begonia humilis v. porteriana seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Fibrous 70-75#F, tuberous 65-70#F.