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Ricinus communis 'Carmencita' (Castor Oil Plant)

A very handsome foliage plant, with its spiny scarlet football seed pods, perfect for the bold and brilliant garden.
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Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Border (Back), Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - August
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Common name
Castor oil plant
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
75cm (30in)

Description

Ricinus communis 'Carmencita' is a very handsome foliage plant, with its spiny scarlet football seed pods, perfect for the bold and brilliant garden and excellent in the border (with dahlias and gladioli) and in pots. A quick and easy impact plant. Please note: This is harmful if eaten.

Care Tips

Fast-growing evergreen shrub, often grown as an annual. All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested, particularly the seeds. Wear gloves when handling.