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Re: Typing... and Slug Resistant Gold Hostas

  • Subject: Re: Typing... and Slug Resistant Gold Hostas
  • From: "Diann Thoma" <diannthoma@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 03:19:00 -0000

Geez, Zounds, it may be slug resistant but it is also GROWTH resistent. I 
have three that are 4 years old and still have only 1-2 leaves at any given 
time. Leaves are about 5x6".  Que pasa with this plant??

Thanks,
Diann


>From: "Andrew Lietzow" <andrewl@hostahaven.com>
>Reply-To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
>To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
>Subject: Typing... and Slug Resistant Gold Hostas
>Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 18:00:19 -0500
>
>Hi Narda,
>RE>>:You must have taken piano as a child to be able to keyboard that much.
>
>Actually, I've had good keyboarding skills for nearly 20 years.  I used a
>program called "Type Attack" initially, to enhance my speed and accuracy,
>and later followed up with "Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing".  I am now the
>fastest typist west of the Mississippi; I am quite certain of this.  <g>
>
>A Hosta and slug resistance question:
>
>George Schmid may have written of it and I will look there too, but does
>anyone know if there is a yellow/gold series of Hosta that are slug
>resistant, like the Tardiana's?
>
>I'm looking specifically for those plants that would have yellow,
>chartreuse, or gold leaves.   If there are some that are A LOT more slug
>resistant than others, those would count but if a whole series exists, I'd
>like to discover their identity.  I'm thinking plants like Golden 
>Sculpture,
>Zounds, Harvest Glow, Super Bowl, or King Tut may qualify, but any other
>suggestions would be appreciated.  It would be REALLY good if there were a
>species plant (a gold one) that appeared to be rather slug resistant, but
>the species plants that are gold, of which I am aware, are more like slug
>bait than being slug resistant.
>
>TIA,
>
>Andrew... The Emerging Hostaholic ...  Keeping it short...
>:-)
>
>
>
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