Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla - 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 macrophylla

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 Giant Red Leaf, Heart Copperleaf
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 macrophylla 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 to Partial Shade
Watering medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 16°C (61°F).
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla special feature

Bedding plant, filler in borders or container plant.

Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla 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 macrophylla ?

Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla is commonly known as Giant Red Leaf, Heart Copperleaf
Regional name: Bengali - Muktajhuri, Gujarati - Dadano, Kannada - Kuppigida, Malayalam - Kuppaimeni, Marathi - Khajoti, Sanskrit - Harita-manjari, Tamil - Kuppaimeni, Telugu - Kuppichettu

How tall do Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla grow?

On average Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla grows 2.00 to 4.00 feet

What color are Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla ?

A Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla plant bears flowers of color Reddish-pink

When Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla blooms?

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

How hard is Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla to grow?

A Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla is :easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

How much water does a Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla prefers watering medium

What kind of soil does a Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla need?

A Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla like?

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

How often should I fertilize my Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla ?

To encourage Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Very nice plants...looking so beautiful..thanku nurserylive?

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