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Ricinus communis 'Carmencita'Castor Oil Plant, Castor Bean

Just £3.99

Half-Hardy Annual
What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.
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Large, decorative, deep brown leaves, plus early bright red flower buds and spiny seed pods. Additional Comments: These seeds are poisonous.

Exotic Garden, Specimen Plant

Half-hardy

Full sun

Up to 180cm (70.9in)

Up to 100cm (39.4in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

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Plant in ordinary garden soil.

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

Delivery

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 delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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For your complete peace of mind, our Home and Garden products may be returned to us within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price. Items must be returned unused, at your cost and in mint condition. All items carry a manufacturer's 12 month defects warranty.

Reviews

Ricinus 2011-10-29

Great spikes of colour in the border