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Go ahead and plant them now. In your area, there is no concern whatsoever of winter damage, as the temperatures don't even get close to damaging for these plants in your area (they can withstand down to -30 under average conditions). Make sure the area they're going into has good drainage, though, as these don't like wet feet, especially when cold. I've ...


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I managed preparing the pots before @Bamboo's answer was here. So I'll post my own answer here, as well, hoping it helps others. After checking some pictures on the Internet, and also checking my pre-drilled pots, I made several more holes to make sure they'd get proper drainage. I didn't use a drill to make the holes, since a. I did not have one, b. I ...


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Just drill some more holes, that's what I do, often doubling the number of holes, evenly spaced, because, for certain plants, sometimes the prepared thinner parts aren't enough, you're right, but if you have a drill, its fairly simple to make more. There is, though, the risk of the drill bit slipping and skidding because the material's thicker, so put some ...


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I agree with J.Musser for increasing the light. But I would accept that this plant will be larger than you wanted. Not a plant to 'bonsai'...there is always a way to make room in your apartment for a healthy, vigorous plant, grin! I would actually go for a larger pot, new potting soil with bacteria and mycorrhizae included in the soil or the fertilizer. ...


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I don't think it'll make much difference - you live in an area where there's good rainfall, which is good for plants in the ground, but plants in containers still need watering, regardless. Marginally, a plant in a pot outside the roof will remain damper in winter than one under the roof, but during the growing season, you will need to water regularly ...


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Yes, it's possible. Begonias are tender perennials, so if you bring them into suitable conditions for the winter, they can live for years in temperate zones. Here's what to do: Prepare the area indoors. It must be well lit. If you don't have any large unobstructed (on both sides) windows to set them by (In winter, west or south facing is best due to the ...



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