Begonias
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begonias

Zone Isle Of Wight | ron.gatland added on November 4, 2016 | Answered

Last year I sent away for some Begonia tubers and was very pleased with the display of the blooms. I have one tuber that is 6 inches long and 4 inches wide. Is it possible to cut it in half to make two? They are already stored for the winter.

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Alisma
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Answered on November 4, 2016

As this article explains, it is difficult to divide begonia tubers successfully, and a more reliable method is to make cuttings when the plant is growing:

http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/flowers/tuberous-begonias/

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