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  • 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 small pots and decorative container mixes.
Holds its color very well in full sun or shade, and is very late to flower. Plant is self-branching, so no pinch or PGRs are needed. Versatile for use in combos, containers and landscape borders, and great for urban gardeners' balconies or small patios.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

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General Information

Height: 12-18" (30-46cm)
Spread: 14-16" (36-41cm)
Exposure: Shade, Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray):
Rooting Hormone: No
Average Days with Mist: 4-6
Pinch:
Average Propagation Time (weeks):
Comments: Compact variety has no need for PGRs before transplant.

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):
No. of Pinches:
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: No PGR is recommended for this variety, very compact.
Pests: Whitefly, aphids, thrips
Diseases: Downy mildew
Comments: Good branching coleus. No pinch. No PGR after transplant.

Crop Time (weeks)

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

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