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Jatropha, Jatropha integerrima

Jatropha is a small tree reaching about fifteen feet at its maximum height.  It is a popular for its red flowers that appear throughout the year.  Prune anytiime, as the flowers appear on new growth.
Jatropha can be used as either a small tree or large shrub depending on how you prune it.
Alex Driscoll
Certified Arborist #1249A
Plant Guide / Trees /Jatropha