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  • Problem with my begonia

    Created by Riton on

    I have beautiful Begonias but after a rain and long time wet soil something eats them form the center. All the plants die from the center, branch after branch. Can you please help with this problem?

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    Henry – Are you sure that it is an insect causing the problem? It sounds to me like a plant disease, especially since you notice the problem during damp conditions. Check out this site by Pennsylvania State University:

    Begonia Disease Problems


    Eric Vinje

    It sounds like some sort of fungal, bacterial, or viral infection of the plant. You could try treating it with a broad fungicide, such as Sulfur. Find it here!


    Hope this helps!

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