Hosta plantaginea grow and care – leaf plant of the genus Hosta also known as Fragrant plantain lily, Hosta plantaginea perennial evergreen plant, edible but also used as ornamental plant and flowers are fragrant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10a.
Leaves edible in green color in heart shape with linear structure on the leaves.
Hosta plantaginea flower
Flower fragrant color white, in trumpet shape, flowers grow on stems as raceme.
Hosta plantaginea for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Hosta plantaginea growing and care:
Cold winter and hot summer, rich soil, moist soil
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No, but in order Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? Toxic for dogs Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Aphids, slugs, snails, Hosta Virus Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter Pruning season: Dead leaves and flower stems How to prune: 20-60 inches, 50-150 cm Size of the plant? Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Half Shade / Full Shade (with a lot of light), leaves burn in strong sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Summer Bloom season? Trumpet shape flower that grow on raceme color white General information about the flower: Edible leaves Most of the year Leaves harvesting season: After the plant establish can harvest the young leaves form the base How to harvest the leaves? Heart shape leaves with linear patters the color green light to dark Information about leaves: Rolled leaves, cooked, raw, stew Uses of Hosta plantaginea leaves: Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants
Deciduous, Evergreen, Leaf plant, Perennial plant
Edible plants, Indoor plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Cooked, Stuffed or Wrapped