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Acalypha Wilkesiana Moorea | The Dark Brown Leafed Beauty

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Original price Rs. 199.00
Current price Rs. 149.00
Common name:
Acalypha Dark Brown Leaves
Regional name:
Bengali - Muktajhuri, Gujarati - Dadano, Kannada - Kuppigida, Malayalam - Kuppaimeni, Marathi - Khajoti, Sanskrit - Harita-manjari, Tamil - Kuppaimeni, Telugu - Kuppichettu
Poinsettia family

Acalypha Wilkesiana Moorea, also known as the Copper Leaf or Chenille Plant, is a tropical evergreen shrub native to Madagascar. It is a popular ornamental plant for its attractive foliage, which is a rich copper color with a velvety texture. The plant produces insignificant green flowers, which are not its main attraction.


Acalypha Wilkesiana Moorea is easy to grow and adapts well to different environments. It prefers bright, indirect sunlight and well-drained soil. It is not drought-tolerant and needs to be kept moist but not waterlogged. It is recommended to fertilize the plant every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season.


The plant should be pruned regularly to keep its shape and size. It is also important to remove any yellow or damaged leaves to maintain its appearance. In the winter, the plant should be protected from cold temperatures, as it is not frost-tolerant.


Acalypha Wilkesiana Moorea is a great plant for brightening up any room or garden. It is low maintenance, easy to grow, and can improve indoor air quality by removing pollutants. Additionally, its unique copper foliage adds a touch of color and texture to any indoor or outdoor space.

In conclusion, Acalypha Wilkesiana Moorea is a beautiful, low-maintenance plant that is perfect for anyone looking to add some color and texture to their indoor or outdoor space. It requires minimal care, but it’s important to keep it out of direct sunlight, keep it moist, and prune it regularly to maintain its appearance.