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Overlapping Rhizomes

Posted by greybird_keke MO (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 10, 12 at 17:50

My Begonia has large rhizomes that overlap on top of one another. Will this hurt anything, or should they be separated?


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RE: Overlapping Rhizomes

It won't hurt at all. Usually the older rhizomes will eventually dry up and fade away much like iris rhizomes. It's probably a good idea to refresh the pot every few years or less.


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RE: Overlapping Rhizomes

My neighbor gave me a Begonia with overgrown rhizomes like that. I broke them up and put more space between the pieces when I repotted, and had enough for 2 larger pots. A few of the pieces didn't take but most have more spots where they're sprouting foliage now.


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