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Posted 9M ago by @BoboNugget

Beefsteak Begonia Propogation transfer help!

I have just done a pretty big Beefsteak Begonia trim and am looking to end up with around 10 new babies. The ones in this images have several roots and I am getting ready to transfer over to new drainage pots. This is my first time propagating this plant so any advice would be great. 2 specific questions I have are:

1. Should I leave the momma plant intact once I transfer from the water to the soil? Some of them have leaves that are healthy and some have leaves that are dying but there are roots.

2. The ones that are just stem cuttings have new babies growing. Is it ok for the new babies to be covered in soil once I transfer? #PropagationStation #NewGrowth #PlantAddict #HappyPlants #PlantsMakePeopleHappy #BeefsteakPlant
Best Answer
1. Yes, leave the original plant intact. Removing leaves during transplant will further stress it. You can always remove them later once the plant is cozy in soil. 2. Yes, if the roots below the new growth are several inches long, you're good to go.
Thank you so much @Camron !!