How to grow Hosta lancifolia

Hosta lancifolia grow and care – leaf plant of the genus Hosta also known as Hostas or Plantain lilies, Hosta lancifolia perennial evergreen plant, edible but also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 3-8.

Leaves edible, color green to dark green in oval shape.

Hosta lancifolia flower

Flower color can be: purple to white, in trumpet shape, flowers grow on stems as raceme.

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How to grow Hosta lancifolia growing and care:

Cold winter and hot summer, rich soil, moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but in order

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Toxic for dogs

Planting season:
Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, slugs, snails, Hosta Virus

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flower stems

Size of the plant?
20-60 inches, 50-150 cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade (with a lot of light), leaves burn in strong sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring, summer

General information about the flower:
Trumpet shape flower that grow on raceme color can be: purple to white

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
Most of the year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can harvest the young leaves form the base

Information about leaves:
Oval green to dark green

Uses of Hosta lancifolia leaves:
Rolled leaves, cooked, raw, stew

Scientific name:

Hosta lancifolia

How to grow Hosta lancifolia

Hosta lancifolia flower

Hosta lancifolia plant care

Hosta lancifolia

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