Acalypha godseffiana - Plant
Common name: red hot cat s tail
Bloom time: Flowers freely
Height: 4.00 to 6.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Put the pot or container in a sunny or partially shaded location if growing it outdoors, or near a window with bright light inside. Finally, in the care of Acalypha wilkesiana, always apply some water after planting.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Whether indoors or outdoors, growing copper leaf plants in a pot or a different container works well.
- If growing it in a container, the first step in the care of Acalypha wilkesiana is to ensure the pot is twice the size of the plantâ€™s root ball.
- The second part of copper leaf plant care is ensuring that it has good drainage, and watering it several times in a week will ensure that.
In St. Louis, grow in containers or baskets on decks, patios or rooftop gardens. It is a good plant for color and should be used as an accent for both color and texture in a container. Or, it can be grown year-round in a greenhouse or sun room giving the area a tropical feel.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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