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  • Jatropha Podagrica
  • Jatropha Podagrica

Jatropha Podagrica

The Jatropha Podagrica is a very distinct and decorative plant. Course leaved with a beautiful orange flower.
Article number:
Height (incl. pot):
± 25 cm
Pot ⌀:
13 cm


The Jatropha is native to the tropical parts of Asia and Africa and belongs to the Euphorbiaceae (Euphorbia brassica)
The kind of Jatropha Podagrica (in other words Buddha belly plant) has a swollen trunk that the name "Buddha Belly" honors. The large leaves are dark green on top and at the bottom grayish. The plant has coral red flowers.

The Jatropha Podagrica is for sale from March to October.


Like a lot of sunlight, but not in direct sunlight. A place in the windowsill is ideal.

Keep moist, the soil should not dry out:

Give Jatropha regular watering. Especially if the plant gets plenty of sunlight it needs a lot of water. A Jatropha is a tropical plant and also holds moisture. Drought can really have not, but wet feet can find the plant also not fine. Approximately give 3x a week water, the amount of water depends on the size of the pot, but concern remains moist at least for the soil. Just above the soil watering is fine, but the pot put a few minutes in a layer of water is also a good way to give water.

Remove yellow leaves:

It is possible that the lower leaf turns yellow by various factors. This does not mean going Jatropha death. Just remove this yellow leaf and your Jatropha is beautiful again

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