Jatropha podagrica is an erect stem succulent with large leaves and clusters of bright reddish orange flowers.
Jatropha podagrica is an erect succulent with swollen stems at their bases and large leaves arranged at the end of the branches. It produces clusters of bright reddish orange flowers on reddish orange stems following by rounded green fruit. An interesting, rare, and unique houseplant.
Common Name: Buddha Belly Plant
Family: Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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