Acalypha wilkesiana java white - Plant

The festive copperleaf, 'Java White', has greenish yellow to ivory green leaves mottled with irregular splotches of green. An evergreen shrub native to the Pacific islands, copperleaf bears bright foliage in many mixed colors. It is a popular landscape plant in subtropical and tropical zones and planted as a houseplant or annual in cooler zones. The name, Acalypha wilkesiana, honors Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, an American Naval Officer who explored the South Pacific during the mid-1800s.

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

About Acalypha wilkesiana java white

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Copperleaf, Copperplant, Java White Copperleaf, Wilkes' Acalypha
Maximum Reachable Height 8'-15' / 2.4m - 4.6m (10)
Flower Colour Reddish-pink
Bloom Time Indeterminate
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 java white 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.

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

Acalypha wilkesiana java white special feature

Bedding plant, filler in borders or container plant.

Acalypha wilkesiana java white uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Acalypha wilkesiana java white ?

Acalypha wilkesiana java white is commonly known as Copperleaf, Copperplant, Java White Copperleaf, Wilkes' Acalypha

How tall do Acalypha wilkesiana java white grow?

On average Acalypha wilkesiana java white grows 8'-15' / 2.4m - 4.6m (10)

What color are Acalypha wilkesiana java white ?

A Acalypha wilkesiana java white plant bears flowers of color Reddish-pink

When Acalypha wilkesiana java white blooms?

With enough light, Acalypha wilkesiana java white may produce Reddish-pink flowers in Indeterminate

How hard is Acalypha wilkesiana java white to grow?

A Acalypha wilkesiana java white is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Acalypha wilkesiana java white need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana java white prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Acalypha wilkesiana java white need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana java white prefers watering medium

What kind of soil does a Acalypha wilkesiana java white need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana java white prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Acalypha wilkesiana java white like?

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

How often should I fertilize my Acalypha wilkesiana java white ?

To encourage Acalypha wilkesiana java white growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



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Thursday, 14 November 2019

Very nice plant ...n very neatly packed

Joshi Prisy

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