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Jatropha

Jatropha

Jatropha integerrima

  • Family name:  Euphorbiaceae
  • Origin: West Indies and Cuba
  • Height: 10’ - 15’ Spread: 10’ – 15’
  • 1-inch-wide red flowers are produced year-round in beautiful clusters held upright above the foliage, multiple trunks and stems originate near the ground forming a symmetrical, weeping clump of thinly-clothed branches
  • Not a shade tree, but it will attract hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Should be grown in full sun or partial shade on well-drained soil, flowers best in full sun, not cold tolerant, moderately salt and drought tolerant
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