Gibsonii Castor Bean Flower, 16th Century Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Gibsonii Castor Bean Flower, 16th Century Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - (Ricinus communis) Introduced into English gardens in the 16th century. Stately quick-growing ornamental plant with tropical appearance. Large red-tinged foliage and brightly colored seedpods, a real head-turner. Listed in 1896 catalog of R. & J. Farquhars. Seeds and seedpods are poisonous—please use caution! Annual, 6-8' tall.

Characteristics

  • Annual plants grow to 6-8 feet tall
  • Red-tinged leaves and bright red seedpods
  • Quick growing
  • Great for ornamental plantings
  • 25 Seeds per packet 

Key Planting Tips

Callas should be planted 4" deep and 6" apart. Wait for the soil to reach 65 degrees Fahrenheit. You can start inside in pots and transplant to the gardens to give them a head start. 

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