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Zone new orleans, LA 70121 | Anonymous added on July 27, 2017 | Answered

I have several potted coleus plants and the stalks are hardening and turning brown. What is causing this to happen?

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Answered on July 28, 2017

Coleus will eventually produce woody stems. Gardeners often turn these plants into standards.
You can pinch out the side shoots and support the stem with a stake.
When the plant reaches the desired height you can pinch out the top growth and continue pinching back any side growth.


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