Ricinus communis 'Palma Christi Red', Castor Oil Plant

DKK12.00

A large, fast-growing, tender shrub with huge palmate leaves and attractive spiny seed capsules. Here in northern Europe castor oil plant is grown as an annual.
This eye-catching variety has purple leaves and stems.
The large bean-like seeds of this plant are the source of castor oil that has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.
Both seeds and plant parts are poisonous if...

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ingested, so the seeds should be kept away from children.
Native to northeastern Africa and the Middle East.
Height: 3 metres.

Seeds per pkt. (approx.): 5 seeds.