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Acalypha Wilkesiana Rosea Twisted Dwarf | A Unique and Colorful Twist on a Classic Plant

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Original price Rs. 199.00
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Common name:
Acalypha Rosea Twisted Dwarf
Regional name:
Bengali - Muktajhuri, Gujarati - Dadano, Kannada - Kuppigida, Malayalam - Kuppaimeni, Marathi - Khajoti, Sanskrit - Harita-manjari, Tamil - Kuppaimeni, Telugu - Kuppichettu
Shrubs, Groundcovers
Poinsettia family

Acalypha Wilkesiana Rosea Twisted Dwarf is a beautiful and unique tropical plant native to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. This plant belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and is commonly known as the Firetail, Copperleaf, or Jacob’s Coat.


This plant can grow up to 2-3 feet in height, but the Twisted Dwarf variety stays much smaller, growing only about 12-18 inches tall. It is a slow grower and does not require much pruning. The leaves of the plant are copper-red and have a twisted, curly appearance. It is an evergreen plant and blooms continuously throughout the year with spikes of red, pink, or orange flowers.


The Acalypha Wilkesiana Rosea Twisted Dwarf is an easy-to-care-for plant that thrives in bright, indirect light. It can tolerate low light, but the leaves may lose some of their bright red color. The plant should be watered regularly, but avoid overwatering, as the roots are susceptible to root rot. The soil should be well-draining and kept slightly moist but not waterlogged. Fertilize the plant monthly with a balanced fertilizer.


This plant has a number of benefits, both aesthetically and for the environment. Its bright and unique appearance makes it a popular choice for home and office décor. It also has air-purifying qualities, removing harmful pollutants from the air and improving indoor air quality. Additionally, the plant is believed to have insect-repelling properties, which can be beneficial for those looking to reduce the use of chemical insecticides.

In conclusion, the Acalypha Wilkesiana Rosea Twisted Dwarf is a low-maintenance, attractive plant that adds both color and environmental benefits to any indoor or outdoor space.