How to Trim Coleus : Garden Space

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Gardening: How can I control aphids on my coleus plants? - Allentown Morning Call

They come in many colors: beige, black, green, orange, pink, red and yellow. Aphids can be brought indoors on other plants, on clothes or even on a breeze through an open window or door.

The initial infestation is small but the females can produce a few offspring every day for several weeks. The new aphids are ready to feed immediately on foliage. They mold, or shed their skins four...

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  1. Coleus is a former genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae.In recent classifications, the genus is no longer recognized, and the formerly included species are instead placed in the genera Plectranthus and Solenostemon. Because the type species, Coleus amboinicus (Plectranthus amboinicus) is now placed in Plectranthus, Coleus is regarded as a synonym of Plectranthus.
  2. White Flower Farm is a family-owned mail-order nursery located in northwestern Connecticut. Since 1950 we have been providing a wide range of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs, vines, amaryllis, gardening tools & supplies, and gifts for gardeners.
  3. Overview Information Forskolin is a chemical found in the roots of the plant Plectranthus barbatus (Coleus forskohlii). This plant has been used since ancient times to treat heart disorders such ...
  4. Coleus forskohlii is an herb grown in Nepal, Thailand and India. A member of the mint family, it has traditionally been used in Asian medicine for skin, lung and heart conditions. Forskolin is a substance of Coleus forskohlii that has been considered the most useful part of the herb, although the ...
  5. Forskolin (coleonol) is a labdane diterpene that is produced by the Indian Coleus plant (Plectranthus barbatus).Other names include pashanabhedi, Indian coleus, makandi, HL-362, NKH477, and mao hou qiao rui hua. As with other members of the large diterpene family of natural products, forskolin is derived from geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate (GGPP). Forskolin contains some unique functional ...
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