Poinsettia and Hosta Sales?

Discussion in 'Nurseries and Growers' started by GW_LA, May 20, 2006.

  1. GW_LA

    GW_LA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Anybody ever grown hostas from plugs or liners? What kind of success did you get?

  2. treedoc1

    treedoc1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    Hostas are idiot proof
    Poinsettias, only an idiot would grow them

    4" plugs into gallon cans only need a few weeks.

    I always bump gallon perennial leftovers into 3 gallon cans...same time frame, more impact on my install jobs. Do most of the canning when sales slow in August and you can pick up deals.
    I like a high percentage bark mix for best drainage.
  3. garth1967

    garth1967 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 640

    plant them late summer they will establish in fall and flower winter

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