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Begonia tubers
Having my first foray into growing Begonia tubers - trailing, to grow in a container. Due to lack of space, will it be ok if I bring each tuber (3 No) in individual smaller pots then potted into a large container at a later date. I know some plants don't like root disturbance but not sure if these are in that category. Any other tips gratefully received.



I had no problem when potting them on into their final positions,Scottish..and I had them for a few years..overwintering them successfully..I only lost them with all the rain,the summer before last,when they rotted..but they are so easy to grow,and will look wonderful this summer..they prefer a little shade,if possible..good luck :o)

2 Feb, 2014


thats the way I do it scottish. Tubers in a pot just bigger than the tuber then into their final tub late may when all danger of frost has gone.

3 Feb, 2014


Thanks ladies :) Any specific compost or is multi purpose ok.

3 Feb, 2014


Multi purpose is fine,Scottish..Keep the top of the tuber dry,and clear of the probably know that already,if you got planting instructions..

3 Feb, 2014


Actually I don't have bloomer, they were loose in a basket. Was going to look it up but you've saved me a job now :)
Thanks again x

3 Feb, 2014


No problem,Scottish..if you don't ask,you don't get :o) You might still want to look them up anyway,just to see if there are any other tips.. I do,quite often..

3 Feb, 2014

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