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Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 19/10/2012 at 13:33

OK ... I'll have to plant other things with it to disguise the bits I don't like then !

Its OK in a pot isnt it ?

 

Chris

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 19/10/2012 at 12:44


 


 The white bush type (see picture) to my unpractised eye looks ungainly owing to the bulky stem.   I heard something about pinching out the female flowers (?) or am I going mad ?

Thanks again for all your helpful contributions !

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 15:13

I'll post the photos tomorrow.

I overwintered them in the shed.  They took a long time to shoot before I planted them out in the garden.

All your help is much appreciated

Chris

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 14:44

They were both outdoors.

Yes, I appreciate its too late now,  but I need to know what I did wrong !

 

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 14:23

I have grown a bush begonia and a trailing begonia.

I think I've not reared it very well as they both have massive 'stalks about 2 feet long with a diameter of about 2 inches.   The flowers appear on these stalks.

Should I have 'pinched the stalk out or something ?

 

Chris

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 28/09/2012 at 08:45

The above pidctures show the top and bottom views of the diseased leaves.

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 26/09/2012 at 12:50


 

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 26/09/2012 at 12:46


 

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 26/09/2012 at 12:25

I'll try but am a novice at this uploading lark !

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 26/09/2012 at 07:32

I planted a new rhododendron in my garden at the beginning of the year.  I planted it in ericaceous compost and my soil is acid in any case.

I've just noticed that the majority of the leaves have developed irregular shaped browny black splodges  .. when I look at the underside of the leaves they appear to be 'thinning' where the black spots are.

Has anybody any idea what this is and how to get rid of it ?  Previosrhodedendrons which I've grown in the garden have been fine although this is the only one currently growing.

Thanks,

Chris

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