Hosta Plant
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how to grow hostas from seed? I have the seeds for Empress Wu

Zone Morristown Tennessee (EasternTennessee) | suetrecht added on January 27, 2019 | Answered

I have the seeds for Empress Wu Hosta seeds and want to grow them in my SHADED side yard. Do I need to do anything special, lighting, soil, cover, not cover etc?

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MichiganDot
Answered on January 28, 2019

Hosta seedlings need lots of light to get off to a good start. I suggest grow lights if you are starting indoors. You also must have sterile potting mix as damping off is a big problem with hosta seedlings. The following article is from the Cooperative Extension in Minnesota. https://ask.extension.org/questions/383783
Check the website for Tennessee's advice. (https://extension.tennessee.edu/Pages/home-garden.aspx)

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