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Help with indoor Coleus

Posted by sissybabe z9 nw az US (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 11, 04 at 16:32

I bought a coleus in a 4 inch pot at home depot several months ago. It has now become long and leaves at the top not full below. I have started to clip the new top to increase lower foliage but still not working. Need someone who can help or someone with extensive info on coleus's. Have a pic of plant if it helps. Thanks!!

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RE: Help with indoor Coleus

Can you please post pics?


RE: Help with indoor Coleus

your indoor coleus could use some more light and to pinch the top growth tip. it will bush out a bit. Another option is to cut of the top couple of inches and root them in water and repot.


RE: Help with indoor Coleus

I also bought some really pretty coleus from Home Depot. They are growing beautifully, but they are growing straight up, about a foot tall, and not bushy. I guess I should have pinched them earlier. Can I cut them half way down the stem now, or is it too late?

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