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Fertilize Coleus blumei
Before placing the annuals, let’s enrich the soil with a small dose of organic fertilizer or slow release granular chemical fertilizer; during the spring we should use a specific fertilizer for flowering plants to be mixed with the irrigating water, to be used every 20-30 days.

Water Coleus blumeiTenere asciutto
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish.

Light Coleus blumeiSole pieno
These plants shouldn't be grown in the garden during the cold period; in autumn the plants usually perish, and should be eradicated from the ground. The Coleus blumei should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light.These plants are grown in apartment or in a temperated green house; they can be brought outdoors when the minimum temperatures are above 15° C.

Water Coleus blumeiTenere asciutto
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish.

Pests Coleus blumei
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there aren’t flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.

Mold Coleus blumei
They prefer dissolved soils, with an optimal drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
3
0
3
0
2
1
continental
2
0
3
0
2
1
mediterranean
1
0
3
0
2
1

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Plant - Coleus blumei

If desired, we can grow the The Coleus blumei in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental

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