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"sleep, creep and leap" in hostas

  • Subject: "sleep, creep and leap" in hostas
  • From: BanyaiHsta@aol.com
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2002 14:43:11 -0400

Applies to divisions off old plants and tc as well - that saying existing before tc was even a gleam in Mark Zilis's eye!!

Only time that hosta and other root growing perennials grow faster is when conditions are ideal: which isn't always been the same in two areas.

I do know from years of experience that divisions off field grown plants, when given soaking as divided, soaking again before replanting and then kept wet for initial planting period, show remarkable rebound same year and next. Healthy plant protoplasm is the reason why.
bruce 

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