Friday, September 21, 2012
Acalypha wilkesiana 'Tahiti'
Common name: Copperleaf, Joseph's Coat, Wilke's Acalypha,
Origin: Fiji and of the South Pacific
Photo taken at: Selesa Hillhomes, Bukit Tinggi, Pahang
How to grow
Light : Full to partial sun
Soil : Rich, moist and well-draining
Water : Regularly
Prune : Pinch off flower buds and new shoots for a more bushy appearance, prune to desired height and shape
Propagate : Stem cuttings
It has beautiful foliage. It can be grown in a container or on the ground. It loves a warm, humid and bright environment.