Begonia plugs can be planted straight into flower pouches but are best potted on first and grown on in bright, frost-free conditions if they are to be displayed in baskets, window boxes, pots and beds. Begonia plants can be transplanted into their final containers once they have increased in size. When all risk of frost has passed, acclimatise begonia plants to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days, before placing them in their final positions. Choose a sunny or semi shaded position that is protected from strong winds.
Feed and water plants frequently throughout the growing season taking care not to over-water, as this will cause new begona flower buds to drop. Deadhead the single female begonia flowers to encourage more of the large double male flowers to be produced and to extend the flowering period.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.
Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.
Agree with Richard
By KEVIN BYE 18-05-2016
Had first batch issued in March out of 96 plants only a handful survived despite potting in JI. Have tried again with another batch purchased and arrived in May but only in a matter of days already look in poor condition and all grown in a commercial greenhouse of a friends who owns a nursery. All his plants look fantastic. Never had a problem in previous years with these plants - Something is obviously not right T&M whats changed?
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By dane holdstock 23-04-2016
I received a pack of Apricot shades and Tropical shade plug plants coupled with a pack of Petunias during April. I have tried to nurture them in my greenhouse using a paraffin heater on cold nights. Unfortunately I have lost around half of the plants so far. I think they were sent out too early for me.
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