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Coleus 'Colorblaze Kingswood Torch'

Solenostemon scutellarioides

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Colorblaze Kingswood Torch is part of the Solenostemon genus and is a Coleus variety. Its scientific name is Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Colorblaze Kingswood Torch'.

Bright red foliage grows to be 36" – 42" tall. Grown for foliage. May bloom mid to late summer. Heat tolerant and deer resistant.

This variety is an Ornamental that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Colorblaze Kingswood Torch is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.24 feet (that's 38.0 cm in metric).

Colorblaze Kingswood Torch Coleus is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Colorblaze Kingswood Torch have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Colorblaze Kingswood Torch

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Pinch to encourage branching. Can be grown over winter as house plants. Hardy to 35 degrees. Sun to shade. Deadheading not necessary. Fertilize regularly for best results.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Colorblaze Kingswood Torch is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Colorblaze Kingswood Torch are Zone 10 and Zone 11.

Growing Colorblaze Kingswood Torch from seed

Start seeds indoors. Easily propagated by cuttings.

Look to ensure a distance 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.0 inches (0.01 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 65°C / 149°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Colorblaze Kingswood Torch about 56 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Colorblaze Kingswood Torch

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Colorblaze Kingswood Torch is a tender plant.

Harvesting Colorblaze Kingswood Torch

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