Vino Coleus
  • Stunning colors and patterns for full sun and shade.
  • Versatile, premium varieties are very late to never flowering.
  • Low-maintenance, high-impact plants are perfect for large pot programs and landscaping.  

Eye-catching plant has deep wine-colored leaves that grow darker in the sun. Upright, medium habit.

'Balcovino'
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Culture Details
  • General Information

    • Height:
      18 - 30" (46 - 76cm)
      Spread:
      24 - 28" (61 - 71cm)
      Exposure:
      Shade, Sun
  • Propagation Guide

    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray):
      50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone:
      No
      Average Days with Mist:
      4-6
      Pinch:
      No
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      2-3

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments:
      Avoid stretch. Transplant on time. A B-Nine spray (1,500-2,000 ppm) 10-12 days after stick can help to reduce stem elongation.
  • Finishing

    • Soil pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc):
      4,000-10,000
      Temperature Day:
      74-85°F (23-29°C)
      Temperature Night:
      59-70°F (15-21°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      175-225
      No. of Pinches:
      0-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      Is responsive to B-Nine(S) 2,500-3,500 ppm and Cycocel(S) 1,000-1,500 ppm tank mix or Sumagic(S) 5-10 ppm.
      Pests:
      Whitefly, aphids, thrips
      Diseases:
      None
      Comments:
      Pinch early to shape. Scout plants regularly for whitefly. Avoid crowding at all stages.
  • Crop Time (weeks)

    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      1-3 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets:
      4-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks