Hosta: maintenance tips

An easy-growing herbaceous perennial whose large green leaves are dotted with white and decorate any landscape.

Maintenance tips: HostaMaintenance tips: Hosta

Common name: Hosta


Grows well in sun or light shade, depending on the species.


Water regularly, especially in dry periods.


Plant in light, dry, fertile soil.


Add compost to soil each spring. Fertilize with an all-purpose granular fertilizer.

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