About- Huge tropical leaves grow on strong, truck like stems and can reach up too 12' tall. This unique plant is extremely easy to grow and is perfect for temporary hedges or background plantings. Caution: Seeds are poisonous!
When and Where to Plant- Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. For faster germination, soak the seeds in water for 24 hours before planting.
Care and Harvest- Water heavily 1-2 times per week. Fertilize as needed throughout the growing season.
Botanical Name- Ricinus communis
Planting Depth- 1"
Days to Germination- 15-20
Plant Spacing- 12-36"
Approximate Seeds per Pkt.- 5