Hosta -- Fertilizing

By The Old House Web
Hostas require little or no fertilizing. In fact, over fertilizing can be detrimental to some of the variegated types, causing the colors to fade.

If plants are slow to develop and multiply, decomposed manure can be incorporated into the soil around clump.

A teaspoon of 10-10-10, 12-12-12 or 15-15-15 fertilizer per clump will provide the necessary nutrients for yearly growth.

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