Jatropha Bush Latin Name: Jatropha integerrima 'Compacta'
The Basics Clusters of rich rose-red flowers appear at the branch tips of this tropical evergreen shrub. Excellent compact hedge or border accent. Bronze new foliage turns to vivid green with age. This easy-care shrub makes a great patio tub specimen. Also suitable for indoor use.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full sun Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Soil Conditions: Well drained Cold Hardiness Zone: 10-11
The Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Protect from frost; may be overwintered indoors in colder zones. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Clip spent flowers for a neat appearance.Pruning time: spring.