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Re: Hosta seedlings

Cathy, the one seedling I've had turn up variegated showed this at
seedling stage.  Also, the blue leaf forms will start out with a
definite bluish cast as seedlings if they're going to have the trait
as adult plants.

If it's green as a seedling I think it will stay green.  That's not
to say that some of those won't be interesting.  I've had some show
up with very nice, thick roundish corrugated leaves - definitely
keepers.  Now, that trait didn't show up the first year, really, as I

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> From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
> I figured that most would be plain green,  but if by chance I got 
> lucky, I'd want to recognize what I had before pulling it up! There
> some plants that don't reveal their "mature" characteristics as 
> seedlings, but didn't know if that includes hosta.
> Cathy

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