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Ricinus communis 'Carmencita Red'

Castor Bean

Interesting Notes:

Castor bean plant is an erect, rapid-growing tender perennial.

Carmencita Red is a red form but be careful the seeds are poisonous.

USDA Zone: 9-11


  • Great Foliage


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  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Red

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)
  • Fall(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2