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The good news is that this isn’t a branch, it’s merely a leaf stem. Losing a leaf shouldn’t be a problem for your plant. And yes, you can use it to propagate your begonia. In this case, I would recommend the following procedure Prepare a pot with moist, well-draining potting soil. Remove the leaf stem from the mother plant, cut the stem off the leaf, ...


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I agree with Bamboo that what you have is an Escargot, in the rex begonia family. I have grown begonias in Boston and Central Massachusetts for years, so I know you can do it if you want. The begonias in the rex variety aren't cold hardy at all, especially in Massachusetts. They can only handle temperatures down to about 60°F (15°C). Therefore, if you keep ...


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It's a Begonia rex variety, specifically, 'Escargot'. Prefers part shade, shouldn't be kept overly wet, but also should not be allowed to dry out and wilt, so checking the surface of the potting soil is necessary - water when it feels just dry to the touch, empty out any tray or outer pot 30 minutes later. Other than removing any withered or dying leaves, it'...


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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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Nice photos, the adult plant on the left with the pink flowers - looks like a "cane begonia". The seedling might change their leaves as they grow.


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