Hosta Help?!?!?!

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by fdirishny, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. fdirishny

    fdirishny LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    I have this area below that the homeowner wants all hosta planted. The diameter is 20 ft in one area but 15 in another. How many hosta do you think I can get in there? Thank You!



  2. Shasta Lake Landscaping

    Shasta Lake Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 438

    For that area, I'd say one for every 2ft sq. To make it look real nice, mulch and edge it.
  3. Stevegotcrabgrass

    Stevegotcrabgrass LawnSite Member
    Messages: 248

    id do less but add some annual color...just my .02 impatients do well in the shade
  4. cudaclan

    cudaclan LawnSite Member
    from Zone 5
    Messages: 152

    Do I see reminiscence of day-lilies in the first picture? Depending on the hostas, some can have circumferences of four feet. Expect 4-8 years to maturity. The problem I foresee is tree roots in competition. Generous organic media will help to establish hostas. Unsure how you will be able to mix (till) with tree roots.

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