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Coleus (Maroon)

199.00

Description

Coleus is a beautiful garden plant that is loved for its colourful foliage. The leaves change the colours as the new shoots emerge which will add vibrant colour to your garden.
What makes it special:

  • One of the best eye-catching foliage plants.
  • Low maintenance and hardy plants.
  •  A perfect plant for outdoor garden and sunny balcony.

Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides) plant belongs to the family Lamiaceae. They have some of the most stunningly coloured foliage in combinations of green, yellow, pink, red, maroon. Coleus also has a wide variety of leaf sizes and overall shapes.

These plants are great for adding colour to the garden or home, especially in those dark, drab-looking corners.

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Description

Common Name Plectranthus scutellarioides, coleus.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 90 centimetres
Flower Colour Maroon.
Bloom Time Summer and Winter season.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting And Care

Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

  • Place your plant in a place that receives Natural bright light/indirect bright light.

Soil

  • The soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • Before the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (Feb to May, July to Sep) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not overwater the plant especially when the pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.

Coleus Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

Key requirements to keep the plant healthy:

Sunlight Natural bright light/indirect bright light.
Watering Apply 1 cups (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
Soil Soil should be a well-drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
Temperature 20 to 35-degree celsius
Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month.

Coleus Uses

  • Popular as a garden plant for its brightly coloured foliage
  • These plants are great for adding colour in the garden or home, especially in those dark, drab-looking corners

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