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Approximately 6.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Jatropha podagrica is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
3-5 lobed, to 30cm. wide.... caudex
|Height, in meters: 2.5
Height, in feet: 8.25
|Jatropha podagrica seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Jatropha podagrica are considered toxic.
Common names for Jatropha podagrica:
|Gout Plant, Guatemalan Rhubarb, Purging Nut, Ruibarba de Guatemala, Tartogo, White Rhubarb,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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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 podagrica seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.