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Jatropha curcas, Physic Nut, Purging Nut

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 Jatropha curcas
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Physic Nut, Purging Nut
Origin: South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Jatropha curcas, also called physic nut, is a nice landscape plant, growing to a bushy specimen. Young leaves are dark red to almost black. The plant is used to produce the non-edible Jatropha oil, for making candles and soap, and as a feedstock for the production of biodiesel.

Very easy care, hardy plant.


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 Jatropha curcas, Physic Nut, Purging Nut

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Jatropha curcas, Physic Nut, Purging Nut

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Jatropha curcas, Physic Nut, Purging Nut

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Jatropha curcas, Physic Nut, Purging Nut

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Physic Nut, Purging Nut. This pretty landscape bush is also used to produce the non-edible Jatropha oil, for making candles and soap, and as a feedstock for the production of biodiesel.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
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Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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$29.00

 

Jatropha curcas - seeds

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Physic Nut, Purging Nut. This pretty landscape bush is also used to produce the non-edible Jatropha oil, for making candles and soap, and as a feedstock for the production of biodiesel.
Ordering seeds info
RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES:
Seed Germination Mix #3, professional grade
SUNSHINE-S - Seeds and cuttings booster
Myco Mix - pro-mix with Mycorrhiza
SUNSHINE Bombino - Young Plant Booster
Per pack: 6 large nuts

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