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Plant Overview:

Coleus 'Wizard Rose' is a stunning cultivar known for its vibrant pink and green foliage. It is a compact plant that thrives in the controlled environment of a closed terrarium, making it an excellent choice for indoor gardeners.

 

Light:

Place the terrarium in a location with bright, indirect light. Coleus 'Wizard Rose' requires adequate light to maintain its vibrant coloration, but direct sunlight should be avoided as it can scorch the delicate leaves.

 

Temperature:

Maintain a consistent temperature range between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) within the terrarium. Coleus 'Wizard Rose' prefers typical room temperatures and should be protected from drafts or sudden temperature fluctuations.

 

Humidity:

Closed terrariums create a naturally humid environment, which is beneficial for Coleus 'Wizard Rose'. Monitor humidity levels and adjust as needed to maintain a moderate to high level of humidity, which helps prevent the foliage from drying out.

 

Watering:

Water the plant sparingly, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Use a spray bottle to mist the foliage and soil lightly, ensuring even moisture distribution. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

 

Soil:

Use a well-draining potting mix suitable for terrarium plants. A blend of peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite works well for Coleus 'Wizard Rose'. Ensure that the soil is not compacted, as good drainage is essential for the plant's health.

 

Fertilization:

Fertilize sparingly to avoid nutrient buildup in the closed terrarium environment. Use a balanced, diluted liquid fertilizer formulated for indoor plants. Apply fertilizer at half the recommended strength once a month during the growing season (spring to early autumn).

 

Pruning:

Regularly pinch back the growing tips to encourage bushier growth and maintain the desired shape. Remove any yellowing or dead leaves promptly to promote the plant's overall health and appearance.

 

Pests and Diseases:

Monitor the plant regularly for signs of pests such as aphids, mealybugs, or spider mites. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Good ventilation and proper watering practices can help prevent fungal diseases such as powdery mildew.

 

Terrarium Maintenance:

Periodically clean the terrarium glass to remove any dust or water spots that may obstruct light. Trim or remove any other plants that compete with Coleus 'Wizard Rose' for space or light. Keep the terrarium lid closed to maintain the microclimate, but ventilate occasionally to prevent excessive humidity buildup.

 

By following these care guidelines, you can enjoy the beauty of Coleus 'Wizard Rose' thriving in your closed terrarium, adding a splash of vibrant color to your indoor space.

Coleus 'wizard Rose' - Plug

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