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Re: Summer dormancy? (conditions)




Butch Ragland wrote:

> Mike, describe all the conditions, wet/dry, hot/cool, etc.
>
> Well, the hosta is in a sandy loam soil. It also some clay in it due to my
> rototilling. It is in about 2/3 to 3/4 sun from around 9:00am to 6:30pm.
> Due to the excessive heat, it has been rather dry between watering, but it
> never is so dry to be called 'drought.' Other than the temperatures of the
> air, the sun does not heat up the ground around the hosta because of the
> foliage of the surrounding plants and the shade they provide.

Mike Groothuis
Niles, MI
zone 5b
mike.groothuis@worldnet.att.net

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