How to grow Hosta plantaginea

Hosta plantaginea growing 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.

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Requirements for Hosta plantaginea 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, autumn

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 as houseplant?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer

General information about the flower:
Trumpet shape flower that grow on raceme color 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:
Heart shape leaves with linear patters the color green light to dark

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

Scientific name:

Hosta plantaginea

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