Buy Coleus Plant Seeds Pack (50 seeds)
Coleus Plant Seeds
Coleus, with its distinctive square stems and oppositely oriented leaves, is a member of the mint family. Although it is typically considered as an annual, it is actually a heat-loving herbaceous perennial.
They boast some of the most beautiful leaves, with hues of green, yellow, pink, red, maroon, and other colors. Additionally, the leaf sizes and general morphologies of coleus vary widely.
Common Name - Painted nettle, croton of poor man
Maximum Height - 1 to 8 feet
Difficulty Level - Easy
Planting and care
- Pinch the stem tips frequently where the growing season is prolonged to promote branching and compact development. Remember that coleus can develop quickly when you are raising them. For a beautiful addition that grows quickly, insert coleus into baskets and containers or plant them closely together as bedding plants.
Sunlight - Dappled or partial shade
Watering - Even moist soil but not soggy. Container plants also require more frequent watering than those grown in the garden.
Soil - This plant requires well drained soil. Soil potting mixture for this plant should generally contain 40 % cocopeat, 40 vermicompost and 20 % local garden soil
Fertilizer - add vermicompost to induce growth.
These plants are great for adding color in the garden (or home), especially in those dark, drab-looking corners.
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The product is replaceable but non-returnable.