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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Ricinus communis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence:
ovoid caps. to 2.5cm....(scarify tip and soak overnight for better germin.)
palm. lobed, to 60cm. dia.
|Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
|Ricinus communis sales history
| Parts of Ricinus communis are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Ricinus 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,|
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Ricinus communis seeds will usually germinate in 15-21 days.
These seeds are poisonous.