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Jatropha, Nettlespurge Plant

Sr No. Item name
1 Jatropha Variegated- Plant
2 Comes in  a Grow Bag (5 inches)
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Description

It has a short trunk that is swollen at the base, erect red clusters of small flowers borne most of the year, and three- to five-lobed palmate (fanlike) leaves. Much like other members of the family Euphorbiaceae, members of the genus Jatropha contain several toxic compounds. It is a evergreen woody shrub. Its leaves are 3-lobed, variegated with yellowish blotches. The flowers are borne in clusters on long stalks. anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-oxidant, anti-diarrheal, anti-bacterial properties.

Caring of Jatropha Plant

Sunlight

  • Keep the plant in full sunlight or in semi-shade
  • Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight during summers.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in organic content.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Re-potting

  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

Special Feature

Attractive foliage.

Ornamental Use:

  • It is desirable for its ornamental foliages and flowers.
  • Used for planting in parks and gardens.
  • It has several medicinal properties.

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Sr No. Item name
1 Jatropha Variegated- Plant
2 Comes in  a Grow Bag (5 inches)

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  • Store Name: WILDROOTS
  • Vendor: WILDROOTS
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