Jatropha podagrica “Buddha belly plant”


  • Live plant along with the plastic pot.
  • The plant height in the 6-inch pot is 12-18 inches.
  • The plant height in the 8-inch pot is 18-24 inches.
  • Assured safe delivery with easy replacement.
  • The bottle-shaped trunk and lovely, deeply lobed green leaves.



Jatropha podagrica “Buddha belly plant”

Jatropha podagrica, commonly known as “Buddha belly plant” or “Gout plant,” is a unique and eye-catching succulent native to Central America. The bottle-shaped trunk and lovely, deeply lobed green leaves of this unusual plant give it a distinctive appearance. Although it is not normally produced for any useful or culinary uses, succulent lovers and collectors like it because of its unique beauty. The manageable size of jatropha podagrica, which normally grows to a height of 6 feet, makes it a great choice for indoor growing.Its deep green, deeply lobed leaves and clusters of small, star-shaped red or pink flowers make it a visual delight.

Care requirements for Buddha belly plant :-

  1. Light: Place your Jatropha podagrica in a location with bright, indirect sunlight. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but too much can scorch its leaves.
  2. Watering: Allow the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil to dry out before watering. Water sparingly, as overwatering can lead to root rot. During the growing season (spring and summer), water more frequently, and reduce watering in the dormant winter months.
  3. Soil: Use well-draining cactus or succulent potting mix to ensure proper drainage and prevent waterlogged roots.
  4. Container: If growing indoors, choose a pot with drainage holes to prevent water buildup at the bottom.
  5. Fertilization: Feed your Jatropha podagrica with a balanced, diluted liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  6. Pruning: Prune the plant as needed to maintain its shape and remove dead or yellowing leaves.

Additional information

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 11 × 11 × 37 cm

Medium, Large

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