A variety of Coleus in
the Plectranthus family (Coleus canina Sumcol 01 (Patent #13843)) with
compact vigorous dark green foliage,
lavender flowers on a spike with a pungent odor that deters dogs, cats
and rabbits. For the last three years, it has been proven in Europe
as an effective and safe method of keeping dogs, cats and rabbits away
from vegetable gardens, flower beds, landscape areas, sandboxes and children's
play areas. It will not harm children or pets and is environmentally
safe. Plant three feet apart around areas to be protected.
Cat!, Dog's Gone! & Bunnies Gone! exudes an odor
that is non-offensive to humans, but with their well developed
sense of smell,
repels dogs, cats, rabbits and other varmints looking for a place
to do their unsavory business. An earth friendly alternative
to chemical deterrents, Scardy
Cat!, Dog's Gone!, & Bunnies Gone! has been approved
by naturalist organizations. In addition to millions of satisfied
residential customers, the plant has been very successful when
used in city parks and landscapes.
on to finish
Container size: 3.5 - 4.5 inch pots, 1 plant per pot
in a disease free medium with good aeration
pH of 5.8 to 6.2 is optimum throughout the crop
EC of < 1.0 is preferred
cuttings and plugs should be planted on arrival.
||Days 70o -
80o F (21o - 26o C)
62o - 65o F (16o - 18o C)
canina is a warm season crop, temperatures below this range will
slow growth and extend crop time.
canina will grow best with 2000 to 4000 foot candles.
soon after transplanting 200 ppm N.
|Use a balanced
fertilizer 20-10-20 applied at every irrigation.
canina's preference for warm production temperatures and rapid
growth requires strict attention to fertilization.
that are potted in 3.5 - 4.5 inch and not pinched will finish in
5 weeks, however plants that are pinched will finish in 6 weeks
and produce a bushier plant. A second pinch is not necessary.
two applications after the first pinch.
Click here for point of purchase materials: Scardy
Dog's Gone! & Bunnies Gone! are quick and easy to
grow as annuals. They can reach heights of 12" to 18" unless
pinched, has thick fleshy leaves and delightful spiked lavender flowers. It
is also drought tolerant and easy to maintain. Scardy
Cat!, Dog's Gone! & Bunnies Gone! should be planted
in partial to full sun, about 30" to 36" apart, around
vegetable gardens, flower gardens, landscape area, and play areas.
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