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Re: Potting up hosta.


MRD902@aol.com wrote:
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> Is it O.K. to pot up a dormant hosta at this time of year?
> Our area is experiencing 40-50 degree days and 20-30 degree nights.
> I wish to pot it up and water, than place it in my unheated garage.
> Next spring I will bring inside and put under lights one month before normal
> emergence.
> Should this force hosta to bloom one month early?
> I would appreciate any suggestions or remarks.
> Mike Deeds
> Waterloo, Ia.
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Mike
If I were doing this, I would put the pot in the ground in a sheltered
area outdoors, and cover with a good layer of leaves.  You can get it
when ever you want in the early spring for "forcing".
Ran
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