Castor, Giant (Ricinus communis zanzibariensis), packet of 5 seeds


Family: Euphorbiaceae               TOXIC

Hardy to Zones 9 to 12, otherwise grown as a summer annual, 90 days to seed.

Tropical perennial, temperate annual.  Originally native to Africa , now widely introduced to southern climates.  Largest of all the castors with green, prominently veined leaves up to 3 feet across on a plant up to 20 feet tall.  Even when grown as an annual, lends a tropical touch.  The seeds are toxic and should never be ingested.  To grow castor, give full sun and plenty of compost.  Direct seed in spring.

5 seeds/pkt, Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s

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