ACALYPHA wilkesiana Yellow

Fijian Fire Plant

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  • Specifications

    This South Pacific native shrub is known for its magnificent display of colour. With splashes of yellow, orange and green, Acalypha wilkesiana Yellow will provide a stunning contrast of colour in any garden or landscape. Acalypha wilkesiana Yellow is commonly used as a large informal hedge, screen or as a specimen shrub. The large leaves make this Acalypha idea for a tropical garden. Acaclypha wilkesiana Yellow prefers a sunny, warm position and will tolerate light-filtered shade. Plant Acalypha wilkesiana Yellow in well drained soils, with the addition of quality organic matter to promote healthy growth. However it is hardy and will tolerate lesser soils. A waterwise plant once established however occasional watering is recommended during long dry periods in summer. Slow release fertiliser can be used in early spring or summer. Acalypha wilkesiana Yellow will grow up to a height and width of 3 metres but can be maintained at a smaller size if desired.
    Common Name Fijian Fire Plant
    Plant Type Evergreen, Hedge, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub
    Dimensions 3m high x 3m wide
    Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
    Bird/Wildlife Attracting No
    Flower Colour Red
    Foliage Colour Green, Yellow
    Flowering Season Summer
    Botanical Genus Acalypha
    Botanical Species wilkesiana
    Flower Type Catkins
    Foliage Type Ovate - Egg-shaped, Wide At Base
    Width 300 cm
    Height 300 cm

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ACALYPHA wilkesiana Yellow

Fijian Fire Plant

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ACALYPHA wilkesiana Yellow
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