Castor Bean Seed

An Excellent Screen

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Castor Bean Seed

An Excellent Screen

  • Fast-growing, tender perennial
  • Excellent privacy screen
  • Grows 10-12 ft. tall
  • Huge, glossy green leaves
  • Reddish-brown seed capsules
A fast-growing privacy screen! Grows 10-12 ft. tall with gigantic veined leaves. Prefers full sun. Direct sow after last frost or start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Perennial in Zones 8-10, annual elsewhere.
Note: Castor Bean seeds are poisonous. Some gardeners, especially those with small pets and children, may choose to remove and discard any seedpods that develop on the plant for this reason.
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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Ricinus communis
  • Height: 10 - 12 feet.
  • Spacing: 4 - 5 feet.
  • Depth:1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Spread:5 feet.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Yield: 75 - 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Color: Deep green-burgundy leaves.
  • Size: 10 Seed Pkt
  • Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
  • Fruit: Large, globular roots. Deep purple crown. Fine grained. Deep buff to light yellow skin with purple top.
  • Days To Maturity: 100 Days
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Germination: 7 - 10 Days
  • Form: Annual, castor.
  • Flower Form: Panicles are 1 - 2 feet.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 10 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Foliage: Showy, tropical sized foliage. Up to 3 feet across.

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