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22/04/2014 at 14:07

Aah! My query about tuberous begonias has gone onto the Talkback section!

how much growth should I wait for before potting them up please?

22/04/2014 at 14:33

What do you mean by potting up? when restarting mine I soak the tubers, plant in compost and cover till just over the tuber.

22/04/2014 at 18:40


I allow them to grow to 50mm before potting up.


22/04/2014 at 23:17

I wait for about 3/4 inches of growth, after having started them off in a dryish compost in a seed tray.

 I  have never heard of soaking them, you usually keep them fairly dry when starting off to prevent rot, but if it works for you, then thats ok.

23/04/2014 at 21:17

Thank you all. They are just starting to sprout in the shallow trays, so must wait a bit longer. Thank you for the advice about water too.

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