Coleus forum: Coleus leaves are very big

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Name: Keith
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keithp2012
Aug 18, 2016 4:46 PM CST
This was grown from seed but it's leaves are very large.
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Onewish1
Aug 19, 2016 3:16 AM CST

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Very pretty
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purpleinopp
Aug 19, 2016 9:12 AM CST
Gorgeous! Great color too! I have some big leaves on one of mine, a lime color. Will try to get a pic when I get home later.
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dyzzypyxxy
Aug 22, 2016 3:12 PM CST
If you starve them, never water them and grow them in too much sun they'll make smaller leaves for you, Keith. You're obviously being much too nice to it.

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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Aug 23, 2016 9:38 AM CST
Hahaha!

I did take a pic this past weekend, but couldn't remember where this discussion was.


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plantladylin
Aug 23, 2016 1:34 PM CST
Thumbs up Very nice, Keith! Is that one of the Kong varieties that get tall with really big leaves? http://garden.org/plants/search/text/?q=Kong+Coleus

I have Coleus Kong 'Rose' that I bought this past spring but never planted ... the pot is still sitting out in the yard beneath a palm tree, flopping over from the weight of the stems. *Blush* I noticed blooms on it earlier today and I really should trim it back and root some cuttings!
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Name: Keith
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keithp2012
Aug 23, 2016 2:20 PM CST
plantladylin said: Thumbs up Very nice, Keith! Is that one of the Kong varieties that get tall with really big leaves? http://garden.org/plants/search/text/?q=Kong+Coleus

I have Coleus Kong 'Rose' that I bought this past spring but never planted ... the pot is still sitting out in the yard beneath a palm tree, flopping over from the weight of the stems. *Blush* I noticed blooms on it earlier today and I really should trim it back and root some cuttings!
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I grew it from unamed seed, so perhaps it was from Kong? I'm surprised mine were all the same color from seed with no variations.

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