Begonia Cuttings - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Garden Friend
old town, ME
Question by sherryanne19
March 23, 1998
This fall, before frost I brought in my begonias. I lost one but the other keeps going. The healthy one has new blooms, and a lot of spikey stems that look like their going to produce blooms. Can I cut these an propagate a new plant, or should I throwthem away?

Answer from NGA
March 23, 1998


Begonias are very easy to root. Simply take those cuttings, remove all but the top 4 or 5 leaves, and place them in a jar of water until you see roots starting to form. I have a jarful on my desk right now!

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