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Zone Biloxi, MS Zone 9-10 | Anonymous added on February 26, 2018 | Answered

In the Mississippi Gulf Coast zone 9, how do hostas tolerate the winter? Do the stay green?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 3, 2018

Hostas should stay green longer into the fall or winter in zone 9 than they would in colder areas, but they do need a dormant period of a few months. The leaves will probably go brown around November or December., but then they'll grow back in early spring.

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