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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 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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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.

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