Ricinus communis

Genus
Ricinus
Species
communis
Family
Euphoribiaceae
Common Name(s)
Castor oil plant, Castor bean
Range
Africa to S. and S.C. Europe
Habitat
unknown
Hardiness
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Water Needs
Keep moist
Soil Type
Tolerates many soils given good drainage, thrives in rich soils.
Soil pH
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Height
20+ ft. (6+ m)
Age to Maturity
Flowers and seeds first year.
Bloom Color
Bloom Type
Propagation Method(s)
Seed Collection
Pest
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