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loisd is named aftetr

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loisd is named aftetr

A typical rooted begonia cutting in a half inch pot with the growing tip nipped out and no flowers permitted to grow in order to obtain a good tuber for next year.Named after my great grand daughter.



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Thanks for the detail under the photo. Nice to have named this after your granddaughter. Is this a recent picture ?

10 Nov, 2008

 

Great Detail in this Pic Nbs :) Look how hairy it is :)

10 Nov, 2008

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Nbs
 

This is a plant of this year's rooted cuttings and I shall harvest the tuber next month.
Most begonias have hairy stems.
The pressence of sides shoots on the side of the main cutting stem almost esnures that there is a tuber in the compost.

It was rooted in coir compost and potted upin JI2.

10 Nov, 2008

 

Looks Very Healthy Nbs :)

10 Nov, 2008

NBS
Nbs
 

I do not use chemical controls now Lois plays in my greenhouses.
She never touches the blooms but she has freedom to water and plant seeds.
I use predators in the form of packets hung around the plants and the wee terros consume the undesirables!
I get them from a Firm named Defenders who despatch them when ordered on the net.
I also use their products for contgrol vineweevil and slugs.

10 Nov, 2008



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