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Q.A Large Copperleaf Dropped Most Of Its Leaves

Zone florida | happygarden added on March 18, 2020 | Answered

We are in south Florida; I planted a copperleaf plant 3 years ago. It is large, and lately it has dropped most of its leaves, and I want to save it

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Answered on March 18, 2020

My bet would be placed on soil pH. They require a very alkaline soil to flourish. Most soil sits around 7.0 or a little above or below. These will require that pH be around 9.

This article will help you to care for the Copperleaf: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/acalypha/growing-acalypha-copper-plants.htm

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