Arizona nettlespurge (Jatropha cinerea)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 8 to 10 feet, possibly 15 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Drought deciduous, losing leaves in severe drought situationa
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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