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What should I do if I water my Common coleus too much or too little?

Common coleus
Coleus scutellarioides
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Both overwatering and underwatering will be detrimental to the health of your Common coleus, but overwatering is a far more common issue. When this species receives too much water, its stems and leaves may begin to wilt and turn from green to yellow. Overwatering over a prolonged period may also lead to diseases such as root rot, mold, and mildew, all of which can kill your plant. Underwatering is far less common for the Common coleus, as this plant has decent drought tolerance. However, underwatering remains a possibility, and when it occurs, you can expect to find that the leaves of your Common coleus have become brittle and brown.
It is crucial that you notice the signs of overwatering as soon as possible when caring for your Common coleus. Some of the diseases that arise from overwatering, such as root rot, may not be correctable if you wait too long. If you see early signs of overwatering, you should reduce your watering schedule immediately. You may also want to assess the quality of soil in which your Common coleus grows. If you find that the soil drains very poorly, you should replace it immediately with a loose, well-draining potting mix. On the other hand, if you find signs that your Common coleus is receiving too little water, all you need to do is water more regularly until those signs have subsided.
Common coleus (Coleus scutellarioides)
Common coleus
A species of Coleus, Also known as Coleus blumei
Botanical name: Coleus scutellarioides
Genus: Coleus
Description
The common coleus is a plant that comes in a wide range of colors and leaf forms. This plant, also known as Coleus scutellarioides, is native to Southeast Asia and is used as an herbal remedy in various cultures. Common coleus is a narcotic used by the Mazatec people of Mexico. In Cuba, this plant is considered invasive.
Garden Use
Common coleus is a flowering plant of the mint family. Characterized by its colorful foliage, which can be a combination of green, yellow or red, common coleus is a popular plant in gardens and as houseplants. It is not difficult to grow and look after.
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