Ricinus communis 'Impala'

Castor Oil Plant, Castor Bean

76% (25 Reviews)

Striking maroon-carmine young growth

Clusters of creamy yellow blooms

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Striking maroon/carmine young growth. Clusters of creamy yellow blooms, followed by maroon pods. Height: 90-120cm (3-4ft). Additional Comments: These seeds are poisonous.


1 packet (6 ricinus seeds) (26141)

Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 70-75F (20-25C). Sowing Depth: 0.25 Inch (6 mm). Sow February to March.

Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Harden off and plant out when all risk of frost has passed 90cm (3ft) apart in full sun.

Plant in ordinary garden soil.

Caution: irritant to skin and eyes, toxic if eaten.

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