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FritillaryFritillary Posts: 497
Do you think these Hostas need potting on.

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  • LynLyn Posts: 21,992
    Yes I think so.  Tip them out of the pot and look at the roots, I think they will have filled those pots. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • PurplerainPurplerain Posts: 1,053
    If you wanted more this would be a good time to get the breadknife out and divide them, then pot them all on.
    SW Scotland
  • ladygardener2ladygardener2 Posts: 371
    edited April 2019
    Yes get them out of those pots and while they're still manageable you can saw them in half and get new plants. The roots are really really thick and now is a good time to do it. Just make sure you have growing buds in each bit.
  • FritillaryFritillary Posts: 497
    Thank you for the information. I will tip them out of their pots and then decide whether to split or just pot on. :)
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,053
    Don't split them just for the sake of splitting unless you actually need more plants. They'll make much better , more impressive,single specimens if you just move them into a bigger pot.
    Devon.
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