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Reporting hostas

I live in Cornwall and want to repot some hostas, is it too late for this year and if so when is the best time. Should I water over the winter or rely on rainfall which we usually  have plenty of!

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  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,364

    I thought someone was reporting Hosta, for some unmentionable behaviorimage

    He calls her the chocolate girl
    Cause he thinks she melts when he touches her
    She knows she's the chocolate girl
    Cause she's broken up and swallowed
    And wrapped in bits of silver
  • raisingirlraisingirl East Devon, on the Edge of Exmoor.Posts: 5,573

    punk image

    OP - you can do it now. When you say 'repot' I'm assuming they are currently in pots and you're planning to move them into bigger ones? If so then any time is OK and while they are dormant over winter is good. 

    It's always sensible to give a plant that you've disturbed a good watering immediately - it helps settle the soil against the roots apart from anything else. But then don't water them again over winter while they have no leaves on them or they'll just either freeze or get waterlogged.

    “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first” 
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,692

    Punkdoc, me too. " 

    IT WASN'T ME , HONEST. ONE OF THE BIG BOYS DID IT AND THEN RAN AWAY, HONEST.

    Devon.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,491

    Hosta!!!   image

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,692

    image

    Devon.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,433

    Aw jeez - I go out for the day, and you lot are at it.....image

    I must confess - I wanted to say something cheeky when I read the thread title...it's why I clicked on it.....image  image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,692

    Help me Fairy, they're all picking on me. image

    Devon.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,433

    Ach - away an stoap greetin' Hosta...ya big wean....image

    It's ok - I'll deal with 'em all later - after I've had my dinner  image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


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