B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Jatropha gossypifolia is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence:
(naturalised in RSA)
3 lobed lvs., RED veins - edges...sow in spring
|Height, in meters: 3
Height, in feet: 9.90
|Jatropha gossypifolia sales history
| Parts of Jatropha gossypifolia are considered toxic.
Common names for Jatropha gossypifolia:
|Bellyache Bush, Jarak China, Jarak Kosta Merah, Jarak Merah, Jarak Ulung, Medecin, Papaye sauvage, Petit mapou, Spanish Physic Nut, Tua Tua, Yuca Cimarrona,|
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|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|110||: South American Native Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Jatropha gossypifolia seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.