dividing coleus

lily835October 24, 2012

I have a huge coleus in a tub container and want to know if I can divide it and plant them into smaller pots to easily move indoors for the winter.

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

cut a stem with a razor.. place in a glass of water.. within the week it will root..

plant that and be done with it ..

i am not aware of one being able to divide them ..

ken

    Bookmark   October 24, 2012 at 6:38PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL

Right, technically you can't divide something that only has 1 stem. But I do this every year, just before the first frost. I cut off every decent stem and put in water, place in bright windowsill, replant in spring. Remove all leaves that would be submerged.

A few Coleus (and other) cuttings saved and replanted this spring, about 8 plants.

    Bookmark   October 26, 2012 at 10:01AM
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