Mr Big has been growing

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Mr Big has been growing

Postby tsbccowboy » Dec 18, 2007 11:19 am

Mr Big was purchased from Hallson's in 2004 and has put on some pretty good growth. It didn't hurt that he started off with big, healthy roots.

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Mr. Big
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Mr Big
7/20/07

Click here to see the progression of Mr Big, 2004-2007.
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Postby Roxanne » Dec 18, 2007 7:02 pm

Now, that is pretty impressive! :P Mr. Big must be very happy in your garden! Thanks for the pictures.
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Postby newtohosta-no more » Dec 18, 2007 8:29 pm

Wow! Mr. Big certainly has grown! Very nice looking hosta you got there. :wink:
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Postby tsbccowboy » Dec 19, 2007 7:32 am

Roxanne & Joan, thank you for the comments.

2004 was my first year for buying mail-order Hostas; the Fall of 2003 was when I first noticed there were different Hostas and they looked cool. So, I wanted to get some large Hostas early since it takes so many years for them to actually get large and Mr Big fit the bill for being large. I have been impressed with the growth rate on Mr Big, and, like I said, Mr Big got a good start with Hallson's sending a Hosta with huge roots.

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Postby Linda P » Dec 19, 2007 8:30 am

That's really off to a good start! I got mine the same year from Chris and Brian. I didn't get any pics of it this year, but it must be pretty close to that big. I just hope I gave it enough room. :roll:
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