Compact Spicy Jatropha
Jatropha integerrima 'Compacta'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||JAT-roh-fuh in-teg-er-EE-muh|
|Lore||It is called peregrina in Latin America where its famed for blooming year around in the tropics.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide; slightly taller with age.|
|Design Ideas||Makes an exceptional privacy screen hedge whether sheared or left natural to bloom. Great for blocking unsightly views and buffering street noise. Use as a background for outdoor living spaces, art and fountains.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Poolside, Suitable for Topiary|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Plumbago (Plumbago); Lantana (Lantana);Canna (Canna)|
Grows easily in a wide range of soils, provided it is well-drained. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Protect from frost; may be overwintered indoors in colder zones. Feed before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11