The Plectranthus coleoides should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.These plants don't like cold weather, therefore in the Spring it is best to set them outside only when the temperatures are above 15°C.
Generalities Plectranthus coleoides
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Plectranthus coleoides Is medium in size; in winter it assumes a greenwhite colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Plectranthus coleoides is a perennial herb plant.
Fertilization Plectranthus coleoides
We suggest adding to the irrigation water, in the spring, every 20-25 days, a specific fertilizer for flowering plants. We can also mix to the soil near the plants a granular slow release fertilizer, which has a 3-4 month action.
Watering Plectranthus coleoides
During this period of the year the The Plectranthus coleoides needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let’s irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Treatments Plectranthus coleoides
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Plectranthus coleoides
These plants need a scarcely drained soil, which can remain slightly damp.
Notes Plectranthus coleoides
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.