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Re: hosta-open DIGEST V1 #36

  • Subject: Re: hosta-open DIGEST V1 #36
  • From: "hal_lanktree" <hal_lanktree@wowway.com>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 18:17:30 -0400

I'm sure I have missed something, but what is the "--use  a red strap --"
red strap?

> In this issue:
>         Re: Moving large hosta
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 22:22:39 -0400
> From: Ray Wiegand <wie1086@earthlink.net>
> Subject: Re: Moving large hosta
> I am going to touch on what Bill has already said. A clump of hosta will
> grow out from the perimeter as it gets larger. If you divide that clump
> in 4 pieces, then replant, leave a few inches between each section. This
> will allow the hosta to grow not only out, but also in to fill the gap.
> In a relatively short period of time (probaly the following year) you
> will have a larger hosta than you would have if it was moved whole.
> Save your back ---cut it up.     Just one opinion
> Ray
> p.s. if you decide to move it whole --use  a red strap --make a loop
> smaller than the clump and put it below the crown on the roots. 2 people
> can lift it out of the hole without having to put something such as a
> tarp underneath the plant. This worked excellent when I moved a Rhodie
> this spring
> ------------------------------
> End of hosta-open DIGEST V1 #36
> *******************************

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