I keep trying to propagate a Begonia. Recently I read at RHS web-site that semi-tuberous begonia sold for their flowers and not for propagation. They should be discarded after flowering and not intended for long time cultivation. That explains my problems. This time I used about 5 stems, one of them is growing (left) – I keep it in
This time I used about 5 stems, one of them is growing (left) – I keep it in Saintpaulia compost covered with a plastic pot. I also cut central veins on several leaves trying to plantelets, but it seems that the stem on this one developed roots.
I bought some rhizomatous Begonia Rex. I’m smitten. There’s so many of them, all look so different.
UPD: June. After a sunny weekend, Black Prince and Pink Champagne shed leaves. Dead?