Plant care and instruction
The plant needs sunlight and humidity. Outside of hardiness zones 8 – 9 grown the gout plant indoors. Grow in large buddha plant pots and reposition it throughout the year. In the early spring, the plant should get plenty of sunlight, but no direct sunlight.
1.light – plenty of sunlight
2.place – in a sunny location in a well-drained potting mix.
3.water -once or twice a week
4.fertilizer -in a month during spring
5.repotting – throughout the year
6.temperature – 75° degrees Fahrenheit
It features a swollen “trunk” that is topped with several large fig-shaped leaves. Besides the swollen stem, it produces bright red flowers throughout the year. The jatropha podagrica is incredibly toxic, so special care is needed when dealing with this plant.