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southeastern Massachusetts
Jan 13, 2018 10:10 AM CST
I have what I think is a elephant ear begonia which has grown very large but has not flowered in several years. What does it need?
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Name: Will Creed
Professional indoor plant consultan
Jan 13, 2018 10:42 AM CST
I suggest that you start by pruning it way back - as much as you can stand. Tip cuttings will root readily in water or small pots filled with damp potting mix.

Keep your Angelwing Begonia tightly potted and fertilize it monthly at half-strength to promote flowering.
Will Creed
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Jan 14, 2018 5:52 AM CST
That spot might not be enough light for blooming.
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