Coleus (Yellow) – Plant
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The Coleus plant is a native plant of Southeast Asia and Malasia.
Your Coleus Plant is an effective air-purifying plant that effectively removes carbon dioxide, benzene, formaldehyde, and various harmful VOCs from the atmosphere. It was also used as a medicinal plant in ancient times.
Your Coleus Plant can grow up to 3-3.5 feet tall when grown indoors.
The Coleus plant prefers bright indirect sunlight to maintain the color of its foliage. Make sure that if your plant is receiving direct sunlight, their atmosphere should be humid enough or their leaves may scorch.
Your Plant requires a temperature of no less than 7 C or their health may start to decline. Hence, you must keep your plant indoors during the winter season.
Water your Coleus Plant only when the 2 inches of the topsoil is dry to touch. You must water them once every day during the summers and once every 3 days during the winters.
Your Plant prefers a high humidity environment and hence, you should consider keeping them in your bathroom or kitchen areas or misting them regularly. You can place them around other plants too to maintain the humidity level.
Your Croton Plant requires soil with a good drainage system. You can use any potting mix to the soil to improve the drainage of your soil.
You can also consider adding peat, organic compost, or moss to the soil for your plant.
The Coleus plant is not a heavy feeder but regular feeding will boost its growth. You can use any balanced liquid fertilizer for your plant to fertilize them once every month in the summer season.
However, during the winter season, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Coleus Plant is considered to be only mildly toxic for pets and humans. It can cause dermatitis or short-lived fever or headache if ingested.
You should prune your Coleus Plant once every month by clipping odd the dead leaves and twigs from the plant to maintain its beautiful appearance and to prevent it from becoming leggy.
You should repot your plant once every year in a pot that is longer than a size bigger than the current pot to help your plant grow the best during the spring or summer season. You must use a new potting mix for your plant then.
The Coleus plant leaves turning yellow: It is an indication of your overwatering- Water your plant only when the top 2 inches of the soil is dry to touch.
The Coleus plant leaves turning cracky: This is caused due to low humidity situations- Keep your plant in bathroom or kitchen areas or misting them regularly to improve the humidity levels.
Coleus Plant is an extremely easy-to-care plant that adds a splash of colors to your home. They can be grown for pots or in garden beds or borders due to their elegant looks. You can propagate Coleus Plants easily with just a single cutting and can tuck them into a basket together for a striking addition to your foliage collection.