East of Scotland Begonia Society

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This problem starts to appear in this part of the country around August to September and continues to give many people trouble right through to the end of the season. This affects plants grown outdoors or in the greenhouse,although it is very unsightly and affects the foliage it does not trouble the tuber.

   Above is an example of mildew on a Double Begonia.


Another example of mildew on a leaf of a Double Begonia


          Below are two pictures to illustrate a clean Flambouyant plant then the second a plant affected by mildew. Although it is outdoors exactly the same problem occurs indoors.

A nice clean Flamboyant begonia


Here you see a plant covered in mildew



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