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Ricinus communis 'Carmencita'

Castor Oil Plant, Castor Bean

Half-hardy Annual

 Customer Rating
Large, decorative, deep brown leaves, plus early bright red flower buds and spiny seed pods. Additional Comments: These seeds are poisonous.

Ideal For:
exotic garden, specimen plant
Flowering Period:
July, August, September
Sowing Months:
February, March
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (6 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • £3.99
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: 0.25inch (6 mm). Sowing Time: 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 30cm (12in) apart in full sun.

Plant in ordinary garden soil.

Caution: these seeds are poisonous

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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Reviews
  1. Ricinus

    By Yvonne Arnold 29-10-2011

    Great spikes of colour in the border

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