Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti - Plant

Plants grow into a rounded, shapely bush in most soils. They grow best in full sun. They are duller in shade. Can be grown in pots for decoration. Suitable for large hedges up to 2 to 2.5 meters.

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

About Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Acalypha Green Twisted Leaves
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 greenish white
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 tahiti 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 to Partial Shade
Watering medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 16°C (61°F).
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti special feature

Bedding plant, filler in borders or container plant.

Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti 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 tahiti ?

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

How tall do Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti grow?

On average Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti grows 2.00 to 4.00 feet

What color are Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti ?

A Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti plant bears flowers of color greenish white

When Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti blooms?

With enough light, Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti may produce greenish white flowers in Seasonal bloomer

How hard is Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti to grow?

A Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

How much water does a Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti prefers watering medium

What kind of soil does a Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti like?

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

How often should I fertilize my Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti ?

To encourage Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



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Sunday, 20 October 2019

Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

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