Coleus canina

peter4(6a MI)September 10, 2010

We bought some of these plants this year to keep critters out of the garden. They worked OK. They are an annual, and I am just wondering if anyone knows if you can save the seeds or somehow keep them til next year.

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denninmi(8a)

Cuttings should root really easily in either moist potting soil or water. You could probably also just dig the entire plant, cut the top back about 1/2 to 2/3rds and pot it up an grow inside over the winter. These things are pretty easy to grow all in all, they just want decent light and slightly moist, well-drained soil.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2010 at 1:24PM
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peter4(6a MI)

OK - thanks. I was thinking more in the line of saving seeds. I don't really want to over-winter this plant.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2010 at 4:58PM
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