Pruning Hostas - Knowledgebase Question

San Mateo, CA
Question by jeffnelson
May 3, 2001
Should Hostas be pruned to the ground in late fall? If I live in a warm climate, do they keep
their foliage year round?


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Answer from NGA
May 3, 2001

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All hostas go dormant in the winter, even in mild-winter climates, collapsing to almost nothing. Rake to remove dead foliage. In the spring new leaves will appear. Clumps will expand over time, becoming more beautiful with each passing year.

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