Jatropha integerrima_3
Jatropha integerrima 3

Jatropha integerrima
(Peregrina)
(Spicy Jatropha)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: Cuba
Type: Evergreen Shrubs


Typical Height: 8’-10’
(2.4–3.0mts)
Typical Spread: 6’-8’
(1.8–2.4mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High     
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Red
Flowering Season: Year-round
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: Poisonous
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Propagation: Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple; Lobed
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G
7G
15G
FG (4'-8'OA)
(1.2–2.4mts)

Typical planting distance:
6'-8' O.C.
(1.8-2.4mts)

Common Uses: Small tree; Large Shrubs; Hedge
Category: Large Shrubs

Notes: Tolerant of poor soil conditions; leaf shape is highly variable


+ In this Photo:


Jatropha integerrima
(Peregrina)
Trunk close up


All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
August 2014
Doral
Florida USA


Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners,
landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st319

http://www.floridata.com/ref/j/jatr_int.cfm

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2447/