Begonias

Care of Begonia and Geranium


Anonymous added on March 18, 2014 | Answered

Should the plants be cut back when they become leggy indoors in the winter? How much water do they require?


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Nikki
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Answered on March 18, 2014

During winter months, plants need only be watered about once monthly or as needed when the soil becomes dry about an inch or so down. Leggy plants are normally a sign of too little light. You can cut them back some and begin giving the plants more light. Here is some additional information that should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/geranium/leggy-geranium.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/begonia/wintering-begonias-overwintering-a-begonia-in-cold-climates.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/geranium/how-to-save-geraniums-over-the-winter.htm

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