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A picture of a Bastard copperleaf

Bastard copperleaf

Acalypha chamaedrifolia

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Bastard copperleaf Overview

This shrub has alternate, ovate green leaves. The flowers are red and catkin-like.

Common problems with Bastard copperleaf

How to propagate Bastard copperleaf

Cuttings

Propagate by softwood, greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Bastard copperleaf

The flowers and foliage.

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