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
||Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla rosea - Plant
||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
In St. Louis, best grown as annual bedding plants or in containers which can be overwintered indoo In the ground, grow in moist, average to moderately fertile, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Common name: Giant Pink Leaf Acalypha
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
|| Seasonal bloomer
||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 rosea 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.
|| well-drained soil
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla rosea special feature
Bedding plant, filler in borders or container plant.
Acalypha wilkesiana macrophylla rosea uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Unverified information Acalypha wilkesiana ointment is used to treat fungal skin diseases