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Jatropha Podagrica (Buddha Belly)

Jatropha Podagrica (Buddha Belly)

Regular price $40.00 USD
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Introducing Jatropha Podagrica, commonly known as Buddha Belly, a unique and captivating succulent that adds a touch of exotic charm to any plant collection. With its distinct swollen trunk resembling a Buddha statue's belly, this plant is sure to become a conversation piece and a focal point in your indoor or outdoor space. Jatropha Podagrica is not only visually striking but also easy to care for, making it an ideal choice for both experienced succulent enthusiasts and beginners.

Jatropha Podagrica produces vibrant and eye-catching flowers. The blossoms are typically a striking shade of red or coral, adding a burst of color to the plant's overall appearance.

Light: Thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. It requires at least 4 to 6 hours of filtered sunlight each day to maintain its vibrant growth.

Water: When it comes to watering, this succulent has low to moderate water needs. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent overwatering and ensure proper drainage.

Native Habitat: Tropical regions of Central America and Mexico.

These are shipped bare root. Please pot it up in a very well draining cactus soil mix or pick up a bag of our Custom Cactus Mix.

Photos in the listings unless otherwise specified are representative of the plant that will be sent to you.
However, Plants grow differently and each plant may vary slightly in shape, size, growth pattern, etc.
Of course, if you receive a plant that you are dissatisfied with please reach out to us. We want to make it right!

If temperatures near you are below 45℉ we highly recommend adding a Heat Pack to your order.
If temperatures where you live will be much lower than 20℉ even heat packs may not work. You may consider waiting until things warm up a bit. We know you love your plants just like we do and we wouldn't want any of them to freeze.


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