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Q.Hostas–when Is Best Time To Separate/transplant?

Zone Waterbury, CT 06708 | Anonymous added on August 10, 2022 | Answered

My hostas are quite old and very large. Can they do well as a roadside barrier plant?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 22, 2022

Many people do divide and transplant hosta but it isn't necessary. Since you want to propagate them, here is how:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/hosta/dividing-hosta-plants.htm

I'm not sure they are tough enough to be a roadside barrier. You may end up with a lot of tattered leaves.

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