Begonias
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BOGONIA PLANT

Zone 67410 | Anonymous added on March 5, 2018 | Answered

MY BOGONIA PLANT HAS LONG STEMS WITH FLOWERS ON THEM, GROWING FROM MAIN PLANT. NEEDINGTO KNOW WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE WITH THEM. DO I TRIM THE STEMS OFF AFTER DONE BLOOMING??? THANKYOU

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 5, 2018

It sounds like your plant has become leggy and could use a shape up!

Use a small scissors or garden snip and trim the plant back. Cut the stems down to a leaf node.
You can trim the plant back to about 3 to 4 inches from the soil.
Move the plant into a brighter light area after pruning.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/begonia/begonias.htm

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