Castor Bean This perennial is ‘Mountain Grown’ at Alpha Nursery and is an ‘Idaho Preferred’ Plant and is organically grown.
Castor Beans are a very unique annual. It will grow from 3' to 8' tall and 3' to 6' wide. It has greenish purple to purple leaves and the leaves are large. It will have red blossoms during the summer that will mature into seed pods. It is a larger growing annual so give it some room.
Plant Castor Beans in full sun and well drained soil. Planting Castor Beans in your yard or garden will chase the voles away. Castor oil made from the Castor Beans is used in Vole and Mole repellants.
Use caution as to where you plant these as the entire plant is toxic if ingested.
Seed Packet of 10 seeds $7.99