Acalypha wilkesiana Moorea
09 Feb 2023. Mapro Foods
Acalypha wilkesiana Moorea

Information : 

It is native to Polynesia and is grown as an ornamental plant in many parts of the world. The plant is prized for its attractive leaves, which are typically a vibrant shade of red, copper or bronze and are often used in landscaping and as indoor or greenhouse plants. The plant produces small, inconspicuous flowers, but its foliage is the main ornamental feature. It is relatively easy to care for and can be propagated by cuttings or seeds. It requires bright, indirect light, well-draining soil, and regular watering to thrive.

Uses :

Ornamental Plant: One of the main uses of the Acalypha wilkesiana is as an ornamental plant, known for its beautiful and vibrant foliage. The plant can be grown in containers or in the ground and adds a pop of color to gardens, patios, and balconies.

Landscaping: Acalypha wilkesiana is often used in landscaping to create a lush, tropical look. It is commonly used as an accent plant or used to fill in empty spaces in a garden or landscaping project.

Foliage Cuttings: The foliage of Acalypha wilkesiana is often used in cut flower arrangements, adding a unique touch of color and texture to bouquets and centerpieces.

Hedging: The plant can also be grown as a hedge, providing a colorful and attractive border to a garden or landscape.

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