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25 Red CASTOR oil BEAN seeds Ricinus communis
12 in tropical red leaf
mole chaser seed deck privacy
Carmencita' has bronzy red leaves and bright red female flowers seed pods Fast growing privacy plant
can be grown in pots near or on fence line,s patios, pools they will get . 8-15 ft (2.4-4.6 m) tall in a single growing season.
This is a fast growing colony forming plant decidedly tropical looking foliage.
They tend to grow straight up at first, developing branches only later in the season
Huge leaves They are glossy purplish or reddish-green and 12-30 in almost 2 ft across !!
Castor bean is very easy to grow. They have a tendency to self sow and new seedlings can pop up all summer long. This is one of the fastest growing plants in the world and becomes almost treelike in 3-4 months
This is a large, coarse textured plant that grows very fast in a single season to fill in a big area or serve as temporary landscaping or quick screening. In frost free areas they are grown in large borders or allowed to naturalize in the back of the landscape. In frosty climates, the castor bean plant is the best way to create a tropical effect around the swimming pool or patio.
Germination can be hastened if the seeds are soaked in water for 24 hours or nicked with a file before planting. Sow in place in zones 8-11.
.Light: Full sun is best.
Moisture: Castor bean grows fastest and largest with abundant water, but once it gets established, it can tolerate drought - it just won't grow as fast.
Hardiness: USDA Zones 8 - 11. Plants sometimes sprout back from the roots after freezing in zones 8B and 9. Castor bean is widely grown as an annual in cooler climates. The castor bean plant can tolerate a touch of frost.
Propagation: Castor bean seeds germinate quickly, and the plants grow very fast. They can be expected to self sow under favorable conditions.
Seeds like swollen dog ticks poisonous.keep away from children and pets
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