new coleus cutting producing flowers

red5(z5Canada)March 11, 2004

I have recently started all my coleus cuttings.Now(and this has happened before),some of them have produced flowers.Is there anything I can do to either prevent it or stop it from flowering so early? The whole plant does not grow very well when this happens.Any ideas?

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Nigella(9a-steamy)

The only advice I can give you is to clip the bloom spikes off, you're absolutely correct, the blooms steal the vigor away from the leaves and roots.

    Bookmark   March 11, 2004 at 1:17PM
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ncccdist(Roanoke VA.)

cut off the bloom--this also helps to make it branch out---
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Here is a link that might be useful: greenhouse

    Bookmark   March 11, 2004 at 7:24PM
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