Bon Bon Cherry Begonia Vegetative

Bon Bon begonia cherry continues to improve the begonia boliviensis class with a unique, bright double flower. Bon Bon Cherry is covered with flowers on a rounded/mounded plant. Excellent branching makes Bon Bon Cherry easy to finish and an option both for baskets and for smaller containers.
'Yachbon'
(Flowering Only License)
  • General Information
    • Height:
      10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
      Spread:
      14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
      Exposure:
      Partial Sun
  • Product Story
    • Bred in England, Bon Bon begonias are known for their mounded habit and semi-double blooms. Bon Bon Cherry offers the best branching and bloom power of the group! The perfect option for shade baskets.
  • Supply Location
    • Available as unrooted cuttings from Dummen and liners from select rooting stations.
  • Propagation Guide
    • Rooting Hormone:
      No
      Average Days with Mist:
      7-10
      Pinch:
      Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      4-5

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments:
      Pinch after 7-14 days, to encourage basal branching.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc):
      3.000-4.000
      Temperature Day:
      65-75°F (18-24°C)
      Temperature Night:
      55-60°F (13-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      200-300
      No. of Pinches:
      0-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      Generally not needed. Responsive to B-Nine/Cycocel tank mix for finished production in smaller container. Begin application 7 days after transplant.
      Pests:
      Whitefly, Spider mites
      Diseases:
      Botrytis, Pythium
      Comments:
      Schedule crops to finish under long days (more than 13 hours) to promote flowering.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      1-2 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets:
      2-3 ppp, 8-11 weeks
      1 gallon:
      -
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