Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted - Plant

Relative slower growing compared to the other acalyphas. Its extra compact form could be the reason. Forms a well shaped bush in any type of soil. Do not prune very often. A severe pruning should be done in the early monsoon.

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26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted

In St. Louis, best grown as annual bedding plants or in containers which can be overwintered indoors. In the ground, grow in moist, average to moderately fertile, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best foliage color in full sun. Soils must be kept consistently moist.

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Acalypha Rosea Twisted Dwarf
Regional name: Bengali - Muktajhuri, Gujarati - Dadano, Kannada - Kuppigida, Malayalam - Kuppaimeni, Marathi - Khajoti, Sanskrit - Harita-manjari, Tamil - Kuppaimeni, Telugu - Kuppichettu
Maximum Reachable Height 2.00 to 4.00 feet
Flower Colour Reddish-pink
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

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 plant’s root ball.

Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted care

The best soil to grow the Acalypha copper plant is a fertile, fast-draining soil type with a soil pH of around 9.1. If the soil lacks the necessary fertility, then it can be nourished with organic nutrients like manure or compost. Eight inches of organic material is enough to make the plant grow naturally, without further attention, except for some water and exposure to the sun.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 16°C (61°F).
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted special feature

Bedding plant, filler in borders or container plant.

Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Unverified information Acalypha wilkesiana ointment is used to treat fungal skin diseases

Culinary Use:

  • leaves

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted ?

Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted is commonly known as Acalypha Rosea Twisted Dwarf
Regional name: Bengali - Muktajhuri, Gujarati - Dadano, Kannada - Kuppigida, Malayalam - Kuppaimeni, Marathi - Khajoti, Sanskrit - Harita-manjari, Tamil - Kuppaimeni, Telugu - Kuppichettu

How tall do Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted grow?

On average Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted grows 2.00 to 4.00 feet

What color are Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted ?

A Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted plant bears flowers of color Reddish-pink

When Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted blooms?

With enough light, Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted may produce Reddish-pink flowers in Seasonal bloomer

How hard is Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted to grow?

A Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted prefers watering medium

What kind of soil does a Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted like?

A Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted prefers 16°C (61°F).

How often should I fertilize my Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted ?

To encourage Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



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Sunday, 22 September 2019

Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

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