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Germination of

Coleus scutellarioides 'blaze'

Wild Fire Blaze Coleus: Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle, Coleus Blumei, Wizard Coleus

Coleus scutellarioides 'blaze'

For successful germination of Coleus scutellarioides 'blaze', it is recommended to start the seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. The seeds should be sown on the surface of a good quality seed starting mix and kept moist. It is important to provide bright, indirect light and maintain a warm temperature of around 70�F (21�C) for optimal germination.

Some of plants may have very have specific germination requirements that may not be covered in these general instructions. 

Many seeds require pre-treatment before sowing which we try to list here when we can, but this information may not be present here.  Germination times and germination temperatures are to be a guide only.  Many factors can DRASTICALLY affect this.


It's always a good idea to research the specific germination requirements from multiple sources for each plant before attempting to grow them from seed.

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