The Hosta fortunei is a perennial herb plant. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Hosta fortunei is medium in size and 1 m in height; in the spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a greenwhite colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Exposure Hosta fortunei
It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. The the Hosta fortunei should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.
Watering Hosta fortunei
During this period of the year the the Hosta fortunei needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let’s irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Treatments Hosta fortunei
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Hosta fortunei
These plants need a scarcely drained soil, which can remain slightly damp.
Notes Hosta fortunei
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.