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Coleus canina

Posted by peter4 6a MI (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 10, 10 at 17:58

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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RE: Coleus canina

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.


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RE: Coleus canina

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


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