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why are the begonia corms i planted in containers not showing when those which i planted at the same time i my garden borders are 1 to 6 inches above ground???

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the corms were all purchased at the same time and planted at the same time



Have you had a poke around in the soil to see if they have rotted off? Sometimes they get over watered in a container. Or maybe they were too dry?

27 May, 2009


mine also had no signs of life and on closer inspection they had rotted.i have a good excuse now to buy some more.

27 May, 2009


water from below until they sprout.

27 May, 2009


Like Voluneteer says, it is probably worth doing an excavation of one just to examine to find out what is going on. Do it gently. If you find it is still alive, you can settle it back.

27 May, 2009

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