Tuberous begonia cuttings – June update

I’m beginning to think that the tuberous begonia cuttings I took last year may eventually come good.

Back in May they looked fairly unpromising:


Healthy enough, but horribly leggy and not looking at all disposed to shoot from low down.

Since then, though, the taller one has started to develop some growth from the base:



Now, I don’t suppose that the plants will suddenly become gorgeous this season, but I’m hopeful that a decent tuber will have formed by winter so that I can give them a proper dormant period and thereby get better, bushier plants for next year.

We’ll see!


Posted on June 26, 2014, in Techniques and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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