Help, My begonia bulbs are rotting.

wanttogarden(USDA 9b, Sunset 15, N. Calif.)September 7, 2007

I have 15 begoina growing in pots from bulb; some are hanging some are upright. One or two of the plants broke at the base of the bulb. When I went to dig the bulb out and store for next year, it just broke into many pieces. Why? How do I dig the other ones out after they die back without dameging the bulb. I really love them and want to use them next year.

Thanks in advance for all your help.

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kioni(3)

With the ones that broke, were they also mushy? I've never heard of the tubers falling apart, unless they were rotten already. I'm interested what others will say, since I have some to dig up soon, hope they won't rot or fall apart.

~k~

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