I was so sure I'd saved an article from several years ago, on how to
take hosta root cuttings, rather than division, to expand your
Now I cannot find that article anywhere, so I'm wondering if anyone
else had heard of this method of propagating hostas?
On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 23:44:20 GMT, "JoeSpareBedroom"
No, I tried everything I could think of with google. Someone, just a
few years ago, did have a text article which I saved, on rooting
hostas by root cuttings. Unfortunately I have gone through a computer
crash and new computer since then, and its just not on my backup
Thanks for your reply.
Are you sure it was root cuttings and not leaf or stem cuttings?
Hostas can be propagated by leaf cuttings, taken in mid summer,
with part of the stem attached.
There's a bit of discussion (from 2005) here:
Pat in Plymouth MI ('someplace.net' is comcast)
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