Approximately 0 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower: small RED-MAROON
Fruit: (naturalised in RSA)
Foliage: 3 lobed lvs., RED veins + edges...sow in spring
Height in meters: 3
Parts of Jatropha gossypifolia are considered toxic.
Common names for Jatropha gossypifolia:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
34: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
36: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
131: Toxic Plants
191: Tropical Shrubs and Trees
Jatropha gossypifolia seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22°C.