Jatropha Integerrima, Peregrine, Spicy Jatropha

35.00 AED

Max Height: 4-6m Spread: 1.5-3m

Origin: West Indies Family: Euphorbiaceae

Common Name: Peregrina, Spicy Jatropha Flower Colour: Red

Drought Tolerance: Medium Salinity Tolerance: Low

Sun Tolerance: Medium Wind Tolerance: High

Water Requirement: Low PH Level: Basic

Pest Tolerance: Low Disease Tolerance: Medium

Growth Rate: Fast Fragrance: No

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Jatropha integerrima, Peregrina is an evergreen shrub or small tree with glossy leaves and clusters of star-shaped bright scarlet or vermilion flowers. The plant has a rounded or narrow domed form and gets up to 15 ft (4.6 m) tall with a spread of 10 ft (3.1 m) or so, although in cultivation it is usually smaller. Peregrina often grows shrublike with several slender trunks, but it can be pruned to a single trunk. The leaves are extremely variable; they may be entire and elliptic or oval, or they may be fiddle-shaped, or they may have three sharp-pointed lobes. They are bronze when young and brownish on the undersides. The flowers are about 1 in (2.5 cm) across and borne in multi-flowered terminal clusters almost all year round. ‘Compacta’ is a smaller, more compact cultivar.

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