Castor Bean Carmencita Red Leaf – Item #676


Giant, deep red leaves cover this vigorous, bushy plant that forms a dense hedge in only a few months. Very drought tolerant and easy to grow.

Caution: We can NOT sell or ship this variety to Texas. Please do not order if your shipping address is in any of these states.

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Additional information

Weight 6 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Spacing: 3″ (8cm)

Sprouts In: 10-20 days

Thinning: 3′ (1m)

Sow in late spring in full sun and average soil. Thin to strongest plants once they reach 3″. Plants are very drought tolerant but will grow faster and taller with consistent watering.

Castor beans are poisonous. Do not handle seeds or plants without gloves. Do not plant where children or pets are present. DO NOT INGEST SEEDS OR ANY PART OF THIS PLANT.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Ricinus communis

Height: 4-5′ (1.2-1.5m)

Bloom Period: midsummer

Type: perennial