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Re-potting Hosta

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By Ness1

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When is it best to re-pot the Hosta Fortunei? Mine looks very pot bound with its roots comming out the bottom of the pot. Its just finished its first set of flowers


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If all you are doing is putting the plant in a bigger pot without disturbing the roots too much, then you may repot them as and when you choose.

1 Aug, 2008

 

I would wait til Autumn and take it out chop it up and replant the pieces in new pots.

1 Aug, 2008

 

If going down that route, I would personally do it in early spring just as it starts to shoot. In general, small plants tend to resent sitting around in large amounts of cold compost over winter

1 Aug, 2008

 

I've read that what Andrewr said is probably the best time, in early spring just as you start to see new growth coming up.

6 Jan, 2009

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