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Acalypha wilkesiana, Copperleaf – Plant – AWC-970730


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Acalypha are one of the boldest houseplants you can’t miss because of their colorful foliage. They’re particularly eye-catching in bright dining rooms and living rooms where their foliage helps energize a room.

Item name

Acalypha wilkesiana, Copperleaf – Plant

5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Acalypha is annuals or perennial shrubs, and small trees.It has a closely arranged crown, with an erect stem and many branches. Both the branches and the leaves are covered in fine hairs. The leaves, which may be flat or crinkled, are large and broad with teeth around the edge. The leaves are coppery green with red splashes, giving them a mottled appearance.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
12 inch (30 cm)

Plant Spread
4 inch (10 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Acalypha ,copper leaf plant

Maximum Reachable Height
6-10 feet.

Flower Colour

Bloom Time
April to November

Difficulty Level

Planting and careThey do best 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.
Ensure the pot is twice the size of the plant’s root ball.Mixing the soil with a slow-release fertilizer supplies the nutrients the Acalypha copper plant needs to grow well. Put the pot or container in a sunny or partially shaded location if growing it outdoors, or near a window with bright light inside.Adding fertilizer every three months helps the soil retain its nutrients.Acalypha wilkesiana careKeep the plant in natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

At least 1-3 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.


Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.

Above 55 F. (13 C.)Warm temperatures more than 60ËšF.

During the main growing season (Feb-August) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.

Harvest Season
April to November

Acalypha wilkesiana uses
Ornamental Use:
Grown as container foliage house plant

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