Castor Seed Set (3 seed packets): Giant, Zanzibar Red and New Zealand Purple
Family: Spurge (Euphorbiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 10 to 12, otherwise grown as a summer annual, 60 days to a show plant, 110 to 120 days to seeds
Seeds and all parts of these plants are toxic if ingested. Educate children not to eat this plant or its seeds.
Tropical perennial originally native to Africa, now widely introduced to southern climates. Give full sun and compost. Direct seed in the spring. Plants grow quite large–space at least 3 feet apart. Traditional usage (African herbalism): ground up seeds, oil of seeds, or steamed leaves applied externally to alleviate inflammation.
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3 full-sized seed packets: Zanzibar Red, Unguja Green, New Zealand Purple, Open Pollinated, untreated, NO GMO’s