|US Patent #||
PP25263 ('Cool Breeze Em')
|EU Grant #||
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
18" / 24" / 18"
|Most Active Growing Season|
Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
6.0 – 6.5
150 – 200 ppm
Dry moderately between waterings.
Keep evenly moist.
It is unique. It has medium large deep forest green foliage with red leaf back, stems and petioles, a stout habit and large single pink cherry-like blossoms.
Background, container, houseplant. Good landscape plant for summer filler.
|Finish Time to 4"||
4 – 6 weeks
Tied for Best Begonia in 2012 Ohio State University trials. More cold tolerant than most.
These tolerate cool greenhouse conditions with a low of 40° F. Sanitation of media and growing conditions is critical. Greenhouse production recommended for best environmental controls. Avoid use of overhead irrigation. Do not crowd plants as this can lead to more disease problems and stretched plants. Do not plant too deep.
Begonia ‘Cool Breeze Emerald’
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 24″ / 18″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
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