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Hosta ‘Forbidden Fruit’
Hosta ‘Forbidden Fruit’
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Hosta ‘Forbidden Fruit’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.710.240

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This stunning, medium sized selection has thick, glowing, golden-yellow-orange centred leaves with contrasting blue-green margins. Pale lavender flowers appear late summer. Tetraploid form of the very popular H.'Orange Marmalade'. Protect from hot afternoon sun. Clumps may be easily divided in the spring or fall. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Forbidden Fruit’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Rabbit Resistant
   50-60 cm
   20-23 inches
   75-90 cm
   29-35 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate