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this is my first time growing begonias. I bought trailing ones back in March and grew them successfully in a back bedroom. some grew taller than others. At the end of May I put them into baskets and troughs and most of them are so tall and upright and look silly ! As I bought them from 2 different places, I don't think there was a mistake. 

What have I done wrong please? 

And for this year could I cut them off lower down to allow them to maybe trail over? 

Many thanks

hogweed

Perhaps a pic might help?

Pete8

You're not alone.

One year I grew a trailing begonia in a trough any it trailed over the side and looked great -

The following year I put it into a tall pot expecting it to do the same and-



I can only think that I planted in the trough at a 45° angle and it eventually drooped downward

Last edited: 19 June 2017 17:33:24

I have taken a photo and gone thru the stages but it hasn't appeared in this box. Anyone help me on this pls? 

hogweed

Is your photo too big? try resizing it to about 1000pixels.

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