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Rooting Bougainvillea in water?

How long does it take for bougainvillea to grow roots in water? How long should they be before I transplant?
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pot and shaping for Bougainvillea

If I want to grow a bougainvillea in a pot or hanging basket, how big dies it need to be? Relatedly is there a metric for the size if the pot to the bougainvillea? Lastly, I've always perceived ...
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How can I get my bougainvillea leave to flower more?

My bougainvillea is getting quite big, but I don't get a lot of flowers on it. Does that mean it's getting too much water? I try not to water it at all, but maybe it's getting water from the nearby ...
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Is my bougainvillea turning into a magic beanstalk?

I have a few bougainvillea plants around our house in Southwest Florida. Two are doing OK, the hanging one is bursting out in color with red bracts and white flowers, and there's this one... This is ...
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How can I shape bougainvilleas on a trellis?

I have a trellis (Cairo Egypt) that I would like my bougainvilleas to completely cover. The trellis is 2 meters in width and 4 meters in height. I planted 4 bougainvilleas each apart by 0.5 meters. ...
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Help with apartment gardening and lighting mainly concerning bougainvillea

I have recently moved apartments to be closer to school, and sadly where I have moved is a basement apartment without a patio or windows that get a lot of sun. I have a fair collection of plants and I ...
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Why has my bougainvillea lost almost all of its leaves?

I got this bougainvillea plant as a gift a week or two ago. I read up on it and it said that it needed direct light for at least 5 hours a day and not a lot of watering. But I live in central Texas ...
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Replanting a Bougainvillea: Need a Plan

So I had a bougainvillea that was over a walkway for decades. I had an HVAC condenser installed next to it and it was fine, then it got used a lot one year and the tree just died. Termites came in and ...
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Stop bougainvillea from generating shoots from the stock?

I have a large bougainvillea that I've trained to climb onto an 8ft arbor. From there it runs horizontal. The 8ft stock running up to the top of the arbor is bare (no leaves or shoots). My question ...