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Acalypha Wilkesiana Rosea

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Original price Rs. 449.00
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Common Name:  Acalypha Rosea Twisted Dwarf Regional 


Hight :   up to 2 to 2.5 meters

Soil Requirement : well-drained soil

Watering Schedule:  medium

Light condition :  full sun

Ideal Temperature:   16°C (61°F).

This remarkable plant has foliage that is more colourful than many flowers. Acalypha Wilkesiana Rosea's multi-color foliage has a mix of red, pink, brown, maroon and green. Wilkesiana is a tropical and subtropical plant. It prefers light well drained soil and is suited to a protected shady position. It can be damaged by both drought and frost. It needs a minimum temperature above 10 °C (50 °F). This is a  popular outdoor plant that provides colour throughout the year. It is used in mixed hedges and shrub borders and as a specimen shrub. When grown indoors, it must be maintained in a warm, humid, bright environment. Plants grow into a rounded, shapely bush in most soils. They grow best in full sun. They are duller in shade. Plants can be grown in pots for decoration. Suitable for large hedges up to 1 to 2 meters but can be trimmed to smaller size and shape.Propagation can be done by stem cuttings.  

Medicinal Use:

Acalypha wilkesiana ointment is used to treat fungal skin diseases. The ointment is very effective in treating Pityriasis versicolor, Tinea pedia, Candida intetrigo and can be used to treat superficial mycoses.