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Acalypha wilkesiana

Copperleaf

4 to 10 feet

3 to 5 feet

Moderate to fast

3 to 5 feet

Full sun to light shade

SOIL TOLERANCES: Well drained

DROUGHT TOLERANCES: Moderate

Beautiful copperish red leaves year round. Copperleaf enjoy regular pruning in the spring which helps the plant become more full. They do not tolerate strong gusts of wind well so plant them somewhere with wind protection. May lose leaves in temperatures under 40 degrees.