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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Christmas Tree'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Christmas Tree
Hybridized by Vaughn/Seaver; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1982

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Dark Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Yellow
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
1/8" - 1/4"

Bloom Time:
Early/Mid

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Gabrielle On Feb 28, 2012, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A very pretty hosta with a contrast of dark green to white variegation on the foliage. Blooms in June-July in my garden.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anniston, Alabama
Paradise, California
Oxford, Connecticut
Cordele, Georgia
Dahlonega, Georgia
Marietta, Georgia
Caseyville, Illinois
Cherry Valley, Illinois
Machesney Park, Illinois
Washington, Illinois
Slidell, Louisiana
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Plainwell, Michigan
Lake City, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Underwood, Minnesota
Fishers Landing, New York
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio
Glouster, Ohio
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Urbanna, Virginia
Marion, Wisconsin
Owen, Wisconsin
Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin



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