• New Coleus Spitfire
    ‘UF17-109-09’ PPAF
    (Flowering Only License)

Coleus Spitfire
  • 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.
Compact, micro coleus is the first of its kind in our assortment! 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. It is 50% more compact than FlameThrower, even when in the landscape. Versatile for use in combos, containers and landscape borders, and great for urban gardeners' balconies or small patios. No other micro coleus has such vibrant pink and lime green coloring with this unique leaf shape. 
  • General Information
    • Height: 10-16" (25-41cm)
      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):

      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: 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: Downey 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
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