Information for Ricinus communis

Approximately 2.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Ricinus communis - 1  gram for 6 Euros
Ricinus communis - 100  seeds for 7 Euros
Ricinus communis - 1  packet for 9 Euros
Ricinus communis - 100  gram for 13 Euros
Ricinus communis - 1000  seeds for 14 Euros
Ricinus communis - 250  gram for 25 Euros
Ricinus communis - 500  gram for 40 Euros
Ricinus communis - 1000  gram for 72 Euros
Ricinus communis - 10000  seeds for 114 Euros
Ricinus communis - 5000  gram for 255 Euros
Ricinus communis - 10000  gram for 355 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 39734
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.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Ricinus communis: Recinus communis, 

Common names for Ricinus communis: (tox:ricinine & ricin,water soluble,not oil),  (tox:ricins are exceedingly toxic),  (tox:WHO 1a),  Arnad,  Castor,  Castor Bean,  Castor Biodiesel,  Castor Oil,  Castor Oil Bean,  Castor Oil Plant,  Castor Oil Plant,  Castor-oil Plant,  Eranda,  Gana Garchak,  Higuerilla,  Hintyagi Agaci,  Huile ricin,  Kasterolieboom,  Palma Christi,  Pei ma,  Pi ma,  Ricin,  Ricino,  Rizinus,  Sittamoonaka,  Tartago,  To-Goma,  Wunderbaum, 

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
386:  Euphorbiaceae
699:   Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Ricinus communis seeds will usually germinate in 15-21 days. Sow seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22C.

These seeds are poisonous.

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