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.
||Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted - 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. Best foliage color in full sun. Soils must be kept consistently moist.
If soils dry out, rapid leaf drop usually occu Stems may be pinched to control size and shape and to promote bushiness. Take tip cuttings in late summer to overwinter.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||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
||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.
|| well-drained soil
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted special feature
Bedding plant, filler in borders or container plant.
Acalypha wilkesiana rosea twisted uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Unverified information Acalypha wilkesiana ointment is used to treat fungal skin diseases