Jatropha podagrica, bottle tree
The bottle plant is a succulent plant that immediately catches the eye with its bizarre growth.
It has a thick, bottle-shaped trunk, which also has the addition "podagrica" - which means something like "swollen" - in its botanical name. Caudex is the name of this special form of the trunk with a storage function.
Name: bottle tree
Botanical name: Jatropha podagrica
Pot size: 12cm
Total height: approx. 30-35cm
Location: bright but not too sunny and warm
Care: requires little water, no waterlogging, repot in spring,Fertilize every 4 weeks during the growth phase, water very little in winter. In winter, the plant loses its leaves due to the lack of sunlight.
Our plants are natural products - the delivered goods may differ from the picture.