How To Grow Coleus As A Tree: Step By Step
With its bright leaves and tolerant nature, many gardeners wonder if coleus propagation can be done at home. The answer is, yes, and quite easily. Taking coleus cuttings or growing coleus from seed is quite easy. Keep reading to learn more about how to propagate coleus.
Coleus is probably one of the easiest plants to grow and propagate. In fact, the plants root so easily that you can even start cuttings in a glass of water. They can also be propagated by seed indoors about 8-10 weeks prior to your last expected spring frost. When growing coleus, keep in mind that these beauties can grow rapidly. Plant coleus close together as bedding plants or tuck them into baskets and containers for a fast growing and spectacular addition.
There is one plant variety I plan on playing around with this year and that is growing the common colorful coleus as a tree or standard. Have you ever grown a coleus as a tree? I found a nice tutorial on how to do it from Garden Gate Magazine step by step at the link below…