Information About Begonias

Begonias are a great way to brighten up both the home and garden. Taking care of begonias is easy, especially when you have the right begonia care information on hand. While some types of begonia are grown for their flowers, others are grown for their foliage. To take advantage of either, use the following tips on growing begonias to ensure the best results.

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Growing Rex Begonias Indoors: Keeping A Rex Begonia Plant Inside

By Raffaele Di Lallo, Author and founder of Ohio Tropics houseplant care blog

Rex begonia care indoors can be a little tricky, but it is certainly possible to grow beautiful specimens if you understand the plant’s needs. Take a look at the most critical elements of growing the rex begonia as houseplants in this article.

Begonia Root Knot Nematodes – Tips On Preventing Begonia Nematodes

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Begonia root knot nematodes are rare but can occur where un-sterile soil is used for the plants. Once the plant has them, the visible portion of the plant will decline and could die. Luckily, preventing begonia nematodes is easy and starts at planting. Learn more here.

What Is Begonia Pythium Rot – Managing Begonia Stem And Root Rot

By Teo Spengler

Begonia stem and root rot, also called begonia pythium rot, is a very serious fungal disease. If your begonias are infected, the stems become waterlogged and collapse. Click here for information about this disease and tips for treating begonia pythium rot.

Begonia Botrytis Treatment – How To Control Botrytis Of Begonia

By Teo Spengler

Begonias are healthy, low-care plants, but they are susceptible to a few fungal diseases like botrytis. Begonias with botrytis is a serious disease. For information about treating begonia botrytis and tips about how to avoid it, click on the following article.

Begonia Powdery Mildew Control – How To Treat Begonia Powdery Mildew

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Begonias are among the most popular of all annual flowers. Caring for begonias is pretty easy if you give them the right conditions, but watch out for signs of powdery mildew and know how to prevent and manage this disease. This article will help with that.

What Causes Begonia Leaf Spot: Treating Leaf Spots On Begonia Plants

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Highly praised for their varying colors and textures, begonias offer a plethora of colorful flowers and waxy multi-colored foliage. It is easy to see why growers may have cause for alarm when their previously healthy plants begin to show signs of leaf spots. Learn more here.

Begonia Aster Yellows Control: Treating Begonia With Aster Yellows

By Amy Grant

Begonias are fun to grow, yet not without their issues. One problem the grower may encounter is aster yellows on begonias. The following article contains information on how to identify a begonia with aster yellows disease and aster yellows control.

How To Feed Tuberous Begonias – Tips For Tuberous Begonia Fertilizing

By Shelley Pierce

As a gardener, it can be overwhelming when trying to assess your garden’s fertilizer needs. The struggle is so real that many gardeners don’t bother to fertilize anything, even their tuberous begonias! Fertilizing tuberous begonia is important and this article will help.

Gryphon Begonia Care: Tips On Growing Gryphon Begonias

By Shelley Pierce

There are over 1,500 species and over 10,000 hybrids of begonia in existence today. Talk about beaucoup (boo coo) begonia! New cultivars are added every year, including Gryphon begonia. So, what is a gryphon begonia? Learn more in this article.

Do I Need To Prune A Begonia – Learn How To Prune Begonias

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Many plant lovers have realized that instead of purchasing expensive begonia baskets each spring, they can overwinter them in greenhouses or as houseplants. Of course, overwintering begonia plants may require pruning. Learn how to prune begonias here.

Tuberous Begonia Care – How To Grow Tuberous Begonias

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

If you can't decide what to plant in that protected, semi-shady corner, you can't go wrong with tuberous begonia. Keeping the plant alive and healthy requires some extra attention, but this article can help with that.

Angel Wing Begonia Care: How To Grow An Angel Wing Begonia Houseplant

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The angel wing begonia is commonly named for the shape of its leaves. Numerous cultivars exist so there is an angel wing begonia houseplant for most indoor situations. Click here to learn more.

Care Of Begonias: Growing Tips And Annual Begonia Care

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Annual begonia plants have many uses in the summer garden and beyond. Their care is relatively simple when one properly learns how to grow these begonias. This article can help with that.

Tip On Propagating Begonias From Cuttings

By Jackie Rhoades

Begonia propagation is an easy way to keep a little bit of summer all year long. Why not use your garden plants to start whole new plants for your winter window sills by propagating begonias? Click here for more.

Classifying Begonias – Using Begonia Leaves To Help Identify The Begonia Class

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The more than 1,000 species of begonia. Some begonias are grown just for their foliage and others their blooms. This article will help you distinguish common foliage grown begonias for the home and garden.

Wintering Begonias: Overwintering A Begonia In Cold Climates

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Begonia plants, regardless of type, cannot withstand freezing cold temperatures and require appropriate winter care. Find out how to overwinter your begonia plants in this article.

Growing Begonias From Corms

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Begonias are a great way to brighten up the home and garden. Taking care of begonias is easy, especially when growing begonias from corms (or tubers). Learn more about them in this article.

How To Care For Begonias As Houseplants

By Heather Rhoades

Begonias are a popular houseplant. Some varieties are grown for their flowers while others their striking foliage. Growing begonia houseplants only requires a little bit of knowledge, which you can find here.

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