Acalypha wilkesiana growing shrub of the genus Acalypha also known as Flamengueira, Acalypha wilkesiana perennial evergreen or annual plant also used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial or 5-9 as annual.
Acalypha wilkesiana copper leaf
Leaves color red with dark spots the edge is serrated.
Flower color can be: white or red like needle to hair, flowers grow on stalk and female and male flowers grow separately on the same plant
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Requirements for growing and care Acalypha wilkesiana:
More than 10C (perennial), moist, well drain soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer or autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White or red like needle hair, flowers grow on stalk