Are Reiger begonias a tuber or bulb?

Answer Rieger begonias grow from a tuber. Their tuber resembles a flattened potato with hair-like roots sprouting from the rounded bottom. Tiny pink sprouts appear on top of the tuber. Rieger begonias are... Read More »

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Are begonias a bulb plant?

A begonia is not a bulb plant. Begonias are often mistaken for bulb plants because the species includes plants that have tubers and rhizomes; however, begonia tubers and rhizomes do not have the ne... Read More »

What does the prefix tuber mean?

Tuber is a Latin word that means bulge, lump or swelling. The word is not related to the English word tube and is considered distantly related to the English word thumb.References:Burwer: Etymology... Read More »

How do i bed begonias?

PreparationSpread a layer of compost over the top of the bedding soil. Till it all together to make sure it drains well. The bed should be located in partial sun so as not to burn the begonias and ... Read More »

I was replacing a light bulb, when the bulb blew off the metal top,which is stuck in the socket. Now what?

Cut off the power and use needle-nose plyers.Spray the new bulb's metal part with wd-40 for easy removal next time.