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Chocolate Covered Cherry coleus seeds are a stunning, simple, and exotic tropical grow ideal for many hot and humid gardens. Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds boast 12 – 14” tall mounds of radiant magenta and chocolate leaves perfect for highlighting walkways, borders, fences, or patios. Coleus is native to the sweltering and rugged tropics of India and southeast Asia and will thrive all summer in similar gardens. Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds are also indoor seasonal favorites for accenting any living room, bedroom, or office. 100 seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Chocolate Covered Cherry Coleus Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTaxonomy:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003ePlectranthus scutellarioides\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Painted Nettle\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual (Perennial in zones 10 – 11)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSow Indoors or Outdoors:\u003c\/strong\u003e Coleus seeds are popularly grown as both indoor and outdoor favorites. For earliest spring color, start Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds 8 – 12 weeks prior and will germinate in 7 – 14 days in full lighting. If planted outside, coleus is commonly repotted in the fall to be kept indoors over winter and reintroduced in the spring.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 84 – 91 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 4 – 11\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e Plant 2 – 3 seeds ¼” deep\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 10”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12 – 14\" tall creeping shrub with an 8 – 10” spread of densely packed leaves\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Loose, organically rich, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Partial sun – Partial shade\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds will benefit from shade in long summers and direct heat. Do not let soil dry out, but do not over-saturate plants either. Coleus has no serious pests or insects, but monitor regularly for aphids and white flies, particularly on indoor plants.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Unique bicolored leaves of vibrant magenta and chocolate\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eChocolate Covered Cherry coleus seeds are popularly grown as both indoor and outdoor favorites. For earliest spring color, start Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds 8 – 12 weeks prior and seeds will germinate in 7 – 14 days in full lighting. If planted outside, coleus is commonly repotted in the fall to be kept indoors over winter and reintroduced in the spring. Plant 2 – 3 Chocolate Covered Cherry coleus seeds 10\" apart and ¼” deep into loose, organically rich, and well-drained soil in partial sun to partial shade. Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds will benefit from shade in long summers and direct heat. Do not let soil dry out, but do not over-saturate plants either. Coleus has no serious pests or insects, but monitor regularly for aphids and white flies, particularly on indoor plants. Chocolate Covered Cherry coleus seeds mature in 84 – 91 days as 12 – 14\" creeping shrubs with an 8 – 10” spread of densely packed leaves.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003ePlectranthus scutellarioides\u003c\/em\u003e, or otherwise known as Coleus, is a shrubby native to the perennially warm climates of India, southeast Asia, and Australia, but has since been naturalized throughout many of the tropics. \u003cem\u003ePlectranthus scutellarioides\u003c\/em\u003e is also synonymous with \u003cem\u003eSolenostemon scutellarioides\u003c\/em\u003e (its former taxonomical name) and is in fact a member of the \u003cem\u003ecoleus\u003c\/em\u003e genus.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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84 – 91 days. Chocolate Covered Cherry coleus seeds are a stunning, simple, and exotic tropical grow ideal for many hot and humid gardens. Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds boast 12 – 14” tall mounds of radiant magenta and chocolate leaves perfect for highlighting walkways, borders, fences, or patios. Coleus is native to the sweltering and rugged tropics of India and southeast Asia and will thrive all summer in similar gardens. Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds are also indoor seasonal favorites for accenting any living room, bedroom, or office. 100 seeds.

Growing Chocolate Covered Cherry Coleus Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Plectranthus scutellarioides
  • Other Names: Painted Nettle
  • Seed Type: Annual (Perennial in zones 10 – 11)
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Coleus seeds are popularly grown as both indoor and outdoor favorites. For earliest spring color, start Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds 8 – 12 weeks prior and will germinate in 7 – 14 days in full lighting. If planted outside, coleus is commonly repotted in the fall to be kept indoors over winter and reintroduced in the spring.
  • Days to Maturity: 84 – 91 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 – 11
  • Planting Depth: Plant 2 – 3 seeds ¼” deep
  • Plant Spacing: 10”
  • Growth Habit: 12 – 14" tall creeping shrub with an 8 – 10” spread of densely packed leaves
  • Soil Preference: Loose, organically rich, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Partial sun – Partial shade
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds will benefit from shade in long summers and direct heat. Do not let soil dry out, but do not over-saturate plants either. Coleus has no serious pests or insects, but monitor regularly for aphids and white flies, particularly on indoor plants.
  • Color: Unique bicolored leaves of vibrant magenta and chocolate

Chocolate Covered Cherry coleus seeds are popularly grown as both indoor and outdoor favorites. For earliest spring color, start Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds 8 – 12 weeks prior and seeds will germinate in 7 – 14 days in full lighting. If planted outside, coleus is commonly repotted in the fall to be kept indoors over winter and reintroduced in the spring. Plant 2 – 3 Chocolate Covered Cherry coleus seeds 10" apart and ¼” deep into loose, organically rich, and well-drained soil in partial sun to partial shade. Chocolate Covered Cherry seeds will benefit from shade in long summers and direct heat. Do not let soil dry out, but do not over-saturate plants either. Coleus has no serious pests or insects, but monitor regularly for aphids and white flies, particularly on indoor plants. Chocolate Covered Cherry coleus seeds mature in 84 – 91 days as 12 – 14" creeping shrubs with an 8 – 10” spread of densely packed leaves.

 

Plectranthus scutellarioides, or otherwise known as Coleus, is a shrubby native to the perennially warm climates of India, southeast Asia, and Australia, but has since been naturalized throughout many of the tropics. Plectranthus scutellarioides is also synonymous with Solenostemon scutellarioides (its former taxonomical name) and is in fact a member of the coleus genus.

 
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