Dug out 2 solid green eyes from Guacamole

altheatime(5B)July 14, 2014

Any idea what it could be now? Solid green - dark on older leaves, little lighter on some young ones. Managed to divide it with roots intact.

Thanks in advance!

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bkay2000(8a TX)

It appears to be similar to Fried Green Tomatoes.

You can look up anything like that by going to myhostas.be. I just looked up Guacamole on hostalibrary.org. On the top left of the first photo is a link to this database. I clicked the link and it took me to a bunch of info about Guacamole. To the right on that page is a list of all the known sports and progeny of Guacamole. The only one listed as gg (green with a green edge) is FGT. I then looked it up on the hosta library and it seems to be a close match.

bk

Here is a link that might be useful: Myhostas.be

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 3:30PM
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altheatime(5B)

Thanks so much, BK- lots of very helpful info there.
I was hoping it might be Fried Green Tomatoes- it's very pretty. Glad it survived the move!

Thanks again!

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 3:48PM
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Moccasin(z9aMobileAL)

So now you have a new hosta, do-it-yourself freebie, and Fried Green Tomatos is a nice strong plant.

Rub that hosta leaf again, and maybe you'll get Avocado, or perhaps Stained Glass. Guacamole made some fine looking sports. :)

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 4:09PM
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altheatime(5B)

Love it, Moccasin!!

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 4:16PM
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