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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Avocado'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Avocado
Hybridized by J.&B. Diesen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1998

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full 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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Upright

Growth Rate:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Folded

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Very Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Very Shiny

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Color of Leaf Margin:
Dark Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1 1/2" - 2

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pure White

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral jody On Jul 13, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Leaf size: 9" long, 6.5" wide. Flower scapes 30"-34". Sport of H. Fragrant Bouquet, J&B Diesen 1998.

Regional...

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

Canoga Park, California
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Traverse City, Michigan
Salem, Oregon
Kalama, Washington



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