Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti flat - Plant
Description for Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti flat
If soils dry out, rapid leaf drop usually occurs. Stems may be pinched to control size and shape and to promote bushiness. Take tip cuttings in late summer to overwinter. Container plants may also be overwintered as houseplants as long as they receive intense bright light and soils are kept uniformly moist.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Acalypha Green Flat Leaves |
Bengali - Muktajhuri, Gujarati - Dadano, Kannada - Kuppigida, Malayalam - Kuppaimeni, Marathi - Khajoti, Sanskrit - Harita-manjari, Tamil - Kuppaimeni, Telugu - Kuppichettu
|Greenish-white||Seasonal bloomer||2.00 to 4.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
The most important thing in growing copper leaf plants is the location. The best place to grow the plant is in full sun, although it can survive in half sun or partially shaded areas. Direct sunlight, however, makes the leaves more brightly colored.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||medium||16Â°C (61Â°F).||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti flat
- 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.
Typical uses of Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti flat
Special features: Bedding plant, filler in borders or container plant.
Culinary use: leaves
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Unverified information Acalypha wilkesiana ointment is used to treat fungal skin diseases.