Acalypha Wilkesiana' Jacob’s Coat' (Copperleaf)
- Plant Care
Acalypha wilkesiana is an evergreen shrub. The ‘Louisiana Red variety has more oval leaves and long, copper-green flowers. Each leaf is different, like a miniature masterpiece of nature. If you are considering a new addition to your garden house plant collection, look no further than the Copper Plant. Although it needs a bit of pampering, it is not a difficult plant to care for.
Most people who grow copper plants describe them as being low-maintenance. These vibrant shrubs are sought after by gardeners around the world for their stunning, coppery-red foliage. Surprisingly, there are many varieties of Acalypha wilkesiana with different foliages that can be white, purple, pink, or green. They can blend beautifully in your backyard or inside your home where they’ll add a splash of color.
Copperleaf plants like full sun to part shade - and the more sun, the brighter the leaf color.Keep a regular watering schedule for these shrubs. If they stay too dry for too long they won't look their best.This houseplant grows best in organically rich soil mixed with a good amount of compost.The ideal growing temperature should be above 60 degrees Fahrenheit (15° C).Apply organic fertilizer once in two months.
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