Hosta Plant

Freezing Temps and Hosts

Anonymous added on March 20, 2018 | Answered

Freezing temps for a few days after hosts were coming up due to the early spring. What do I do?

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Answered on March 20, 2018

You can toss a blanket/towel over them. Frost may damage, as in disfigure or turn brown, the leaf tips but will not kill the plant. Hosta with thick leaves may not suffer at all. Usually temps need to reach 28 F for several hours before damage is done except in very frost intolerant plants.

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