Tuberous Begonias In Central Florida - Knowledgebase Question

Lakeland, FL
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Question by jescott1
September 8, 1999
Can Tuberous Begonias be grown here in central Florida? If so, when should they be planted?

Answer from NGA
September 8, 1999
Tuberous begonias can be grown with fair to good results. They should be planted in spring. Place the tubers 1"-2" deep and 12"-15" apart. They do best in a partial shade location.

Fertilize every 2-3 weeks from the time foliage appears until it withers away. Tubers should be dug up in winter and stored at 40? to 50?F.

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