Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Choo Choo Train, 1999, Avent, T.,

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Choo Choo Train

Origin: unknown

R - Registered

Registered Year: 1999

Registered By: Avent, T.

Originator: Sears, T.

Mound General size
Large (18" to 28" height)

Mound Habits
Proportions (w x h) Low and Wide

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 72 x 24

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 12 x 7

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate
Base Heart-Shaped

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Corrugated, Seer-suckered, Dimpled
Sculpted, Extra 3-D (veins, etc.)
Edge - Wavy or Piecrust
Dull (not waxy)


Shape - Tubular

Scapes Short (proportion to mound size)

Patented (PPAF)?

AHS Registration link:

Hosta Library link:

MyHostas Database link: Choo Train

Hardiness (Zones) Note: still populating field*
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

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