Sunlight : Coleus grows well in semi shade and shade conditions.
Watering : Normal watering, once daily. Newly planted need to be kept moist. Water quantity also depends upon the size of the planter.
Soil : Prefers well draining soil mixture with rich organic matter.
Best Suited Planter : 3 inch to 12 inch planter is best suited. Terracotta, Black Terracotta, Jaipur Blue pottery, Metal and Ceramic will enhance the beauty of the plant.
Fertilizers : Fertilise during spring and summer.
Nature of the Planter: Classic planter is made of Terracotta material. It is the regular planter shape hence the name Classic. The best location for this planter could be either indoors or outdoors.
Planter Care: This Planter is Red in colour. Due to the porous nature of the planter, once we start using it, natural salts from the soil and water poured frequently may leach into the outside of the planter and as a result, the colour might fade over time.
These planters are made out of clay and so if they are dropped from a height they might break, so try not to drop them. Due to their sturdy nature they are long lasting planters.
Water Capacity: Depending on the plant, small planter can take upto 500ml, medium planter can take upto 1 ltr and large plant can take more than 1 ltr.
Best suited Tray: 4 inch Terracotta tray is suitable for the small planter and 7 inch Terracotta trays for medium and large planters.
Potting Mix: The large planter would require 6 kg of potting mix, medium planter requires 4 kg and small planter requires 2 kg of potting mix. Depending on the type of plant, the potting mix ratios and ingredients would vary accordingly. The mix mentioned here is standard mix consisting of red soil, manure, neem cake, vermi compost and perlite. And almost 80% of plants do well with the standard potting mix. Also please reference the plants you are buying for clear understanding.