Wilting leaves

WeepingWillow(2B MB CA)October 7, 2005

Greetings to all!

I have an indoor Rex Begonia, and noticed that its lower leaves are limp and wilting. I read recently that this begonia likes high humidity and have been misting it often. Am I over-misting? Why are the leaves are wilting?

Thank You!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mingtea(z9 Tucson)

wilting leaves are a sign that it could be too dry or too wet...check the soil. though rexes like humidity, they don't like to have their roots wet.

-ming

    Bookmark   October 8, 2005 at 12:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
WeepingWillow(2B MB CA)

I've been out of town for a couple of days, but just wanted to post a thank you for your advice, Ming. I will keep an eye on my begonia, and try to adjust the amount that I am watering. Much appreciated!

    Bookmark   October 11, 2005 at 3:06PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
So i can stick a leaf with stem into soil to root? correct?
I failed at trying to root leaf cutting in october. I...
tlbean2004
Getting tubers from youngb plants?
I do well growing tuberous begonia from seed ,but never...
RT_12589
Small Red Rex
I have this remnant of a plant I bought at Lowes...it...
suyoder
New hardy begonias
I've been trialing a lot of new begonias for hardiness...
JohnnieB
Anyone Know Anything About 'Phoes Chloe' ?
I've had it for at least 8 years - it died back during...
westy1941
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™