switzerland begoinas - Knowledgebase Question

Hiram, Ge
Question by tjroz
April 16, 2010
How do I plant them?
what side up how deep?
Are they winter hardy here in ga or do I have to bring them in?

Answer from NGA
April 16, 2010


Place each tuber hollow side up just below the soil level. The tuber should have no more than half an inch of light soil covering it. (They rot easily if planted too deep.) You'll need to dig and store the tubers each fall for replanting. They need to completely dry out during storage so leaving them in the ground is not an option. They're beautiful, though, and worth the trouble of digging and storing each year. Enjoy!

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