Acalypha belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and is a genus of flowering plants. It stands as the only genus in the subtribe Acalyphinae and ranks among the largest genera in the Euphorbiaceae family.
Planting & Care
Place the plant in a location with either direct sunlight or partial shade.
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter
During the growing season, water the plant generously and apply fertilizer monthly. However, in the winter, water the plant only moderately.
Indoors, grow in a soilless mix in full or filtered light.