Coleus Plants
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Dying Plants

Anonymous added on April 11, 2014 | Answered

I've been successfully growing coleus in pots for years. They always thrive, and sometimes look great into November and December. Two weeks ago I planted three coleus -- with fresh soil, in the same spot -- and two of them are dead or dying. I can't figure out what went wrong, or what I should do. Thanks for any help you can give me.

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    Nikki
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    Answered on April 11, 2014

    It sounds like they went into transplant shock. Some plants - even if they are the same species or variety - fare better than others when it comes to shock. This article can help you with helping them recover: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/learn-how-to-avoid-and-repair-transplant-shock-in-plants.htm

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