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What is this?

Posted by myro54 Florida (My Page) on
Tue, Dec 10, 13 at 5:45

I have been trying to identify this plant/tree that I have growing in my garden for about 3 months now and still cannot figure it out. Pretty sure its a tree. I had fallen over (trunk was about 3 inches thick) then branches started to grow vertically from the fallen trunk. So took a bunch of cuttingings and most are rooted and growing. Best I can describe it is leaf is somewhat heartshaped and twisted with little fingers at the ends and has the color or feel of some sorta japanese maple. No fruit nuts or flowers just the leaves. I added pic in here so maybe someone, anyone can help me.


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would suggest some cultivar of Acalypha wilkesiana


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Acalypha wilkesiana "Haleakala"


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yes, thank you, i looked that up and found a few different varities but also hit it right on the nose. Thank you. I wander if you might be able to help me out one more time.

This plant grows like a climber but I think is a shrub. I wanna call it a popcorn plant but really I have no idea and again not luck with answsering those leaf id apps. See pic...


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I think your 2nd one is Alternanthera Dentata 'rubra'


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