cutting back hosta's - Knowledgebase Question

Lincoln, Ma
Question by peh7811
October 19, 2009
should i leave the hosta's like they are until next spring or cut them back now.

Answer from NGA
October 19, 2009


Wait until frost kills the foliage then cut it away and mulch over the crowns of your hosta plants to help protect them over the winter months. In the spring, when new growth begins, you can brush away the mulch material. Best wishes with your hostas!

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