Acalypha copper plant is one of the most beautiful plants that can be grown in a garden. Belonging to a family of Europhorbiaceae, the copper plant (Acalypha wilkesiana) a semi-evergreen shrub that comes with colorful blends of copper, green, pink, yellow, orange and cream. Acalypha copper plant has a heart or oval shape, and can grow up to 6 to 10 feet in height and a width of 4 to 8 feet, making it visually striking.
The most important thing in growing copper leaf plants is the location. The best place to grow the plant is in full sun, although it can survive in half sun or partially shaded areas. Direct sunlight, however, makes the leaves more brightly colored. The second part of copper leaf plant care is ensuring that it has good drainage, and watering it several times in a week will ensure that. Mixing the soil with a slow-release fertilizer supplies the nutrients the Acalypha copper plant needs to grow well.C