Castor beans

Castor beans growing shrub‎ or small tree of the genus Ricinus also known as Castor bean, Castor beans perennial evergreen or cold deciduous and in colder areas annual, used as ornamental hedge drought tolerant plant or medical plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate.

Leaves color can be: green, red or both, leaves lobed 5-10 mostly 9 lobes can be pointed lobe in the top.

Flower color can be: red, orange or green with red for female flower male flowers green and yellow, the flowers grow on inflorescences and looks like pompon.

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Requirements for growing Castor beans:
Warm season

What is the best way to start growing Castor beans:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction / Basal shoot

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Castor beans?
No

Difficulties/Problems with growing Castor beans:
Poisonous, invasive, basal shoot

When is the best time to plant a Castor beans plant:
Spring / Autumn in warmer climates

Pests and diseases in Castor beans:
Larva, castor butterfly

When is the best time to prune a Castor beans plant?
All year

How to prune a Castor beans:
Just for design and if there is little children also the bud of the bloom

What is the size of a Castor beans plant?
1-10 m

Growth speed in Castor beans:
Fast growing

Castor beans Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Castor beans:
Full Sun / Half Shade

It is possible to grow Castor beans indoor?
No

Growing Castor beans is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

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When does Castor beans bloom?
Summer / Autumn / Winter (rarely in hot summer)

General information about the flower:
Pompon flower color can be: red, orange or green with red for female flower male flowers green and yellow, the flowers grow on inflorescences