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Hosta liberty 'Minuteman'

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Belonging to the Hosta genus (Hosta 'Minuteman'), Minuteman is a variety of Hosta liberty.

A sport of ‘Francee’

This variety is a Ornamental that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Minuteman is known for its Mat-Forming habit and growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Minuteman Hosta liberty is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Minuteman have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Minuteman

  • Partial Sun

  • Low

After blooms fade, cut the flower stalks back. Remove slug-damaged leaves and replenish mulch as needed during the season.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Minuteman is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Minuteman are Zone 3 and Zone 8.

Growing Minuteman from seed

Try to ensure a gap of at least 3.90 feet (1.20 metres) when sowing to prevent overcrowding your seedlings.

Transplanting Minuteman

As Minuteman is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Minuteman

Other Names for Hosta liberty 'Minuteman'

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