Copperleaf

(Acalypha Wilkesiana)

This plant is mostly tropical to subtropical, distributed mostly  from the  southern United States to Uruguay .

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
8 – 10 Ft

Spacing:
3 -4 Ft

Hardiness:
USDA Zone: 9 – 11

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Brown/Bronze
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Burgundy
Bronze-Green
Mottled
Veined

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed