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 mete
||Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti - Plant
||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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.
Container plants may also be overwintered as houseplants as long as they receive intense bright light and soils are kept uniformly moist.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||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
||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.
||Full Sun to Partial Shade
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti special feature
Bedding plant, filler in borders or container plant.
Acalypha wilkesiana tahiti uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Unverified information Acalypha wilkesiana ointment is used to treat fungal skin diseases