Eyes?

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by suelandress, Sep 19, 2005.

  1. suelandress

    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    What does it mean when it says they are selling a single eye of a hosta plant?(ebay) where and what is an eye?
     
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    woodspirit Well-Known Member

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    A single eye may only give you a single leaf or two in the spring. The longer the plant stays below freezing in the winter, the more eyes it gets. It is basically a reference to leaf buds.
     

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    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    Wow A plant that gets better when it's freezing! Thanks for the info!