Plant Care Coleus 'Wizard Golden'

Coleus 'Wizard Golden'

Taxonomy

Coleus 'Wizard Golden'
Coleus
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Coleus 'Wizard Golden'

💦 Water

How often to water your Coleus 'Wizard Golden'

Water needs for Coleus 'Wizard Golden'
0.5 cups
every 9

Coleus 'Wizard Golden' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Coleus 'Wizard Golden'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Coleus 'Wizard Golden' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Coleus 'Wizard Golden': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Coleus 'Wizard Golden' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Coleus 'Wizard Golden' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Coleus 'Wizard Golden'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Coleus 'Wizard Golden': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Coleus 'Wizard Golden' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Coleus 'Wizard Golden' prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Coleus 'Wizard Golden' may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Coleus 'Wizard Golden' doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.


🪴 Soil

Coleus 'Wizard Golden' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!


💩 Fertilizer

Coleus 'Wizard Golden' should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🌎 Native Region

Coleus 'Wizard Golden' is native to Old World Tropics and Subtropics.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Coleus 'Wizard Golden'

Coleus 'Wizard Golden'

Coleus 'Wizard Golden'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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