pruning an angelwing

woollady(z8 CA)January 9, 2010

hello,i have a 2' tall angelwing type begonia.the leaves from about 1' tall and taller are great,however below they are getting sparse and some have fallen off.how do i prune this plant/will i have to sacrifice the lushness at the top?do i have to take cuttings and start over?its taken a few years to get this tall, i am hoping to keep it tall and lush,any ideas?thanks alot

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darlene87(z7 Wa)

I take cuttings of my angel wing when it gets too tall or leggy. Root the cuttings in water for more plants. To make a cut, decide where you want the new sprout to come up, I usually do it at the first joint of the plant near the soil.
Darlene

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