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Acalypha Wilkesiana

Acalypha Wilkesiana

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English Names: Acalypha Wilkesiana

It is a semi-evergreen shrub that comes with colourful blends of copper, green, pink, yellow, orange and cream. It is typically grown as an annual or house plant. It is grown for its multi-coloured, toothed, oval leaves.

Use:It is used as the ornamental plant.

Height:6-10 feet.

Difficulty to grow:Easy.

Care: It is best grown with a high humidity level, so if your house is dry, you will want to regularly mist your plant or keep it in a tray of pebbles. Pruning is also a good part of copper leaf plant care, as it helps control the shrubs size and shape while removing diseased or damaged branches.

Sunlight:Bright-light not necessarily direct sunlight.

Soil:A well-drained potting mix.

Water:Acalypha like a regular supply of water, even during the winter months.

Fertilizer:Any organic fertilizer throughout the growing season. Reduce fertilization in winters or stop.

References:

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
Amarjeet singh Batth (2014). Indian garden flowers home gardeners guide.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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