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Discussion in 'Identification Area' started by shiney, May 11, 2018.

  1. shiney

    shiney President, Grumpy Old Men's Club Staff Member

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    Someone dropped in a pot of Hostas for us to sell on our charity event. It's large enough for us to split so we took it out of its pot ready to split it. This is how it looked underneath. I would have expected to see some thick and some fine roots but it just seems to be mainly lumpy calluses underneath.

    There were no bugs in the pot and the plants look very healthy.

    Could it just be that the growth was restricted in the pot and the roots have turned lumpy?

    We don't want to sell them if they may have a problem.

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    • Gail_68

      Gail_68 Plant a little love, watch a miracle grow.

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      @shiney I've moved many plants out of pots and to me that looks like some of the roots have been unable to spread :)
       
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        I think the bottom of the pot became waterlogged over winter Shiney and you have salvaged its top growth. Divided and potted on in mpc and your hostas should be fine....and sellable :)
         
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