Approximately 2.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:8
Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower: RED, infl.
Fruit: ovoid caps. to 2.5cm....(scarify tip and soak overnight for better germin.)
Foliage: palm. lobed, to 60cm. dia.
Height in meters: 4(12)
Parts of Ricinus communis are considered toxic.
Common names for Ricinus communis:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1: Stock list
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
34: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
36: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
38: Indian Native and Introduced Plants
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
53: Bedding Plant Seed List
71: Middle East, Arabian Native and Introduced Plants
79: North African Native and Introduced Plants
84: Economic Fibre Plant Seed List
131: Toxic Plants
190: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates
699: Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
719: North American Native Ethnobotanicals
952: Wholesale Selection
Ricinus communis seeds will usually germinate in 15-21 days. Sow seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.
These seeds are poisonous.