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Castor Oil Plant


On my gardening magazine there is a packet of free
In the packet there is just three seeds. They are Impala Castor oil.
I have just put them to soak for 24 hours and then I shall plant them in the greenhouse and keep my fingers crossed that they germinate.

I have included a photo of the seeds. They are beautifully marked.
Also hopefully the end product.

This is a Fatsia Japonica Spider Web that I have recently purchased .

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What a wonderful plant your Fatsia spider great buy.

5 Jun, 2018


Castor oil seeds: A retired vet friend, as a student, was in a lecture room listening to a lecture on various plants. Seeds were passed around, and he and his friend, feeling hungry, scoffed castor oil seeds. Two minutes later the lecturer explained how lethal they were! The two immediately owned up! They were rushed to hospital and their stomachs were pumped!

I hope your free seeds came with a warning!

5 Jun, 2018


Yes there was a warning on the packet that the seeds are poisoness.

5 Jun, 2018


Agree with 3d - its a lovely shrub.Make sure you pant those seeds , don't eat them....

5 Jun, 2018


Agree with Steragram, a really lovely shrub, and gardeners aren't daft!!

6 Jun, 2018


Marjories, love the japonica and hope the Impala grows well for you.

7 Jun, 2018


What pretty seeds :) Good luck !

12 Jun, 2018

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