Name: Ricinus communis
Family: Spurge
Type: Annual Shrub

Height: 2 to 4 m
Exhibition: Sunny
Climate: Hot
Soil: Rich enough

Foliage: Obsolete
Fruit: Summer

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Planting castor:

In the spring in a land preferably mixed with potting soil and ideally with an organic soil manure and seaweed type.

If you sow the castor beans prefer seedling nursery in March to put in the ground in May after all risk of relapse temperatures.

Castor Size:

No size n’is necessary’especially as this shrub lasts only’one year.

Comments on the castor:

With its original flower thorny balls, ricin also has the distinction of’be grown as an annual.
D’maintenance relatively easy and very fast-growing, it n’is nevertheless very fragile when the temperature is low.
Install it so to’sheltered from the wind and in a sunny location.

Malignant Council on the castor:

It is recommended to soak castor seeds for 24 hours in’water before sowing.