Week 19 – May 13, 2021

Plant Information

On Top® Melon Lace Tuberous Begonia

  • On Top® Melon Lace Tuberous Begonia - Basket
  • On Top® Melon Lace Tuberous Begonia - Bloom
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Begonia x tuberosa

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Spring, Summer, Spring

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Water/Rain tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun

General Information: The perfect picotee begonia for your containers! Shows off lots of flowers over a long period on a compact and very durable plant.

Grower Information:

Big, bold begonias
Tuberous begonia series provide a wide selection of colours, including unique bicolours, along with some of the world’s largest blooms! This exciting collection can be sold at a premium price point at retail, and it results in faster turnover in the market.

Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 13 weeks

  • Offering a collection of novelty colours, the On Top varieties tolerate more heat and sunlight than other begonias.
  • Mounded plants show off many 2 to 5-in./5 to 13-cm flowers.
  • On Top begonias bloom early and flower longer than other varieties.

Melon with a white edge.

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