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