Information for Jatropha curcas

Approximately 2.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Jatropha curcas - 1  packet for 7 Euros
Jatropha curcas - 5  seeds for 8 Euros
Jatropha curcas - 100  seeds for 12 Euros
Jatropha curcas - 100  gram for 12 Euros
Jatropha curcas - 1000  seeds for 28 Euros
Jatropha curcas - 10000  seeds for 228 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 24548
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - small tree
Flower: GREEN-YELLOW, in terml. clusters
Fruit: capsule, oily (sow in spring)
Foliage: ov.-palm., lobes 6, 15cm. wide...latex v. irritant
Height in meters: 3-8
Jatropha curcas seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Jatropha curcas are considered toxic.

Common names for Jatropha curcas: (tox: phorbol esters, curcanoleic acid),  (tox: toxic lectin curcin (cf ricin) diterpenoids),  (tox: WHO 1b),  Babantsi,  Barbados Nut,  Barbados-nut,  Bio-diesel Plant (seed oil, India),  Bubble- bush,  Feuilles medecinier,  Feuilles medecinier,  Frailejon,  French Physic Nut, toxic,  Grand medecinier,  Jarak Belanda,  Jarak Budeg,  Medicinier,  Medicinier Beni,  Nanyo-Aburagi,  Physic Nut,  Physic or Purging Nut, toxic,  Physicnut,  Pignon d'inde,  Pinon,  Pinon Blanco,  Pinon de l'Inde,  Pulza,  Purgenut,  Purghere,  Purgiernuss,  Purging Nut,  Purgingnut,  Ratanjyor,  Termite Plant,  Termitenbaum,  Tuba-tuba,  Tubang Bakod (Tag.), 

Jatropha curcas is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1:   Stock list
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
54:   Ecuadorean Native and Introduced Plants
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
63:   Madagascan Native and Introduced Plants
67:   Philippine Native and Introduced Plants
90:   Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants
110:   South American Native Plant Seed List
131:   Toxic Plants
167:   Hedging Shrubs Ornamental Or Barrier
173:   Land Reclamation Plant Shrub and Tree List
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
192:   Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
386:  Euphorbiaceae
699:   Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
946:   Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Jatropha curcas 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 22C.

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