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Hosta - Plant

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Enjoy the tropical view with a pleasing appearance of Hosta plant at your indoor and outdoor spaces.

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1Hosta - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Hosta

Hosta is perennial evergreen shrub in Asparagaceae family.Mainly grown as foliage plant with broad lanceolate or ovate leaves varying widely in size by species. Hosta is growing from rhizomes or stolons.The flowers of hosta are produced on upright scapes that are woody in nature.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height9 inch (23 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Plantain Lily, Funkias
Maximum Reachable Height 6 inches to 3 ft.
Flower Colour white and lavender, Foliage colors range from chartreuse to deep blue-green, and many varieties have striking variegation.
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy care/low maintenance

Planting and care

  • Once your plant is established, hosta care becomes a matter of simple maintenance.
  • To keep your growing hostas healthy, fertilize them each spring with an all-purpose garden fertilizer.
  • Additional summer fertilizing may be helpful, but not necessary.
  • Granular fertilizers should never sit on the leaves.
  • Another difficulty in hosta care is slugs, which leave unsightly holes in the leaves.
  • A light scattering of sand around your plants will help keep them away.

    Hosta care

    Hostas are generally purchased as potted plants which means they can be planted any time during the growing season including summer and fall as long as adequate moisture is provided. Work organic matter into the soil at the time of planting.

    If the hosta is root-bound in the container, tease the roots loose before planting. Use a root stimulator solution at the time of planting to encourage root growth, then mulch to a depth of 1" to 1-1/2". Keep the soil evenly moist for at least a couple of months or until the plant is established.

    Sunlight Light to full shade.
    Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil Well drained soil. For the best care of hostas, plant them in rich organic soil with a slightly acidic pH.
    Temperature The plants need about eight weeks of temperatures below forty degrees. Freeze and thaw can harm the plants if you are in an area that experiences warm days and extremely cold nights.
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Hosta uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Hosta plants are a beautiful addition to any garden and fit well in a variety of spaces, ranging from a few inches to four feet across

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Do Hosta plants multiply?

    Yes,Hosta plant can multiply though seeds and bare roots (bulbs).

    Where to plant Hosta?

    You can plant Hosta where it will get 4-6 hrs of morning sunlight.

    Can Hosta plants grow in full sun?

    Hosta will grow 4-6 hrs of morning sunlight. Too much sun exposure will result in burned leaves, starting from the edges inward.

    Do Hosta plants die in the winter?

    Hostas dont die in winter but they go through winter dormancy.

    Are Hosta plants evergreen?

    Yes, Hosta plant is an evergreen plant.

    Do Hosta plants attract snakes?

    No, Hosta plant can not attract snakes.

    How to plant Hosta?

    You can plant hosta through blubs and seeds. To grow plant through seed consider the following points 1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within 2-4 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Why are my Hosta plants turning brown?

    The main reasons leave turning brown are as follows 1.Due to overwatering or less watering to plant. 2.plant does not get proper sunlight. 3.Lack of Nutrient. 4.Disease infestation.

    Do Hosta plants need a lot of water?

    No, Lot of water is not required for Hosta plants. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

    How to split Hosta plants?

    Dig around the hosta clump in a circle, then use your shovel as a lever to lift the clump out of the ground. Once its out of the ground, you should notice that the clump is made up of many individual plants. Carefully break apart the clumps into divisions made up of at least three sets of shoots coming out of a crown. Carefully dig out the sections from the original hole. Replant them in low light or shady areas.

    When can Hosta plants be split?

    Splitting hostas are best done in spring or early fall.

    When do Hosta plants bloom?

    Hosta plants booms in (Rainy)May and September.

    When divide Hosta plants?

    Splitting hostas is best done in spring or fall.

    Can Hosta grow indoors?

    Yes, Hosta can grow indoors where it will get Indirect bright light.

    What is Hosta plant?

    Hosta plant is a beautiful foliage plant that belongs to the Asparagaceae family. Hostas are widely used for background planting.

    Do Hosta plants need to be cut back in the fall?

    Hosta does not need to be cut back in fall if slugs are a problem then cut the foliage back in fall.

    How to propagate Hosta plants?

    There are only two means hostas can be propagated using seeds collected from mature plants and root division. The division is the easiest and fastest way of multiplying your Hosta collection. Lift the entire hosta clump and wash the soil from the roots, if possible, to make it easier to see where to cut to divide the clump. 1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow clumps make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place clumps in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within 2-4 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Why is my Hosta plant dying?

    Improper watering and too much sun is often the reason for the sudden death of plants.

    What to feed Hosta plants?

    During the main growing season (Rainy)feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.

    Should you deadhead Hosta plants?

    Yes, you can deadhead the Hosta plant.

    When plant Hosta bulbs?

    You can plant Hosta bulbs in the spring season(February-March).

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