My sweet friend who gave me the gomphrena seeds also gave me castor bean seeds. None of my seeds sprouted even though I nicked them and soaked them and talked to them. Nothing. So, she bailed me out by bringing me one she got to sprout. She has a jungle of these plants.
It has sexy leaves.
I'm hoping it will get big and produce the purple poofy pods and beans.
Castor beans are poisonous. They contain ricin. But, I'm not planning to eat them. Castor oil is also made from the beans and it is harmless. Interesting.
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