Ask a Question forum: all or almost all of my begonia plant's flower petals have browned.

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Jun 14, 2016 4:28 PM CST
Apparently, I need to remove ALL THE FLOWER PETALS. Is that correct? Also, I read some info on line that mentioned pinching the flower off and a little bit of the STEM along wth the flower? That sounds odd? Can you explain to me exactly how to do this?
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Jun 14, 2016 5:30 PM CST
Welcome to NGA Welcome!

As a flower dies, the process of removal is called deadheading.

To make a plant fuller/bushier and encourage new growth and flowering is referred to as Pinching

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