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Ashy Limberbush, Lomboy Blanco
Scientific Name: Jatropha cinerea (Ortega) Müll. Arg.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Ashy Limberbush, Lomboy Blanco (Jatropha  cinerea) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Semi hardy in Phoenix, plant in a warm micro-climate

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Sonora, Baja California, Sinaloa)

Growth Habits: Mostly evergreen shrub up to 10 feet (3 m) in good conditions

Watering Needs: Little water to moderate water when established


Ashy Limberbush are eaten by the larva of Rothschildia cincta, a native moth.

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