Return to the Begonia Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
pruning an angelwing

Posted by woollady z8 CA (My Page) on
Sat, Jan 9, 10 at 18:49

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


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: pruning an angelwing

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


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Begonia Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here