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Christopher24

aurora, IL

How should Castor Seeds be planted?

3/31/2017 2:46:25 PM

baitman

Central Illinois

Castor Bean ? I just put them about one inch deep and had them on a heating pad but thats not mandatory, Ive soaked mine a few hours before planting.

They will grow fast so you should repot often

4/1/2017 10:17:16 AM

Christopher24

aurora, IL

Oops, I meant castor beans, but thanks. How far apart should they be spaced when planted in the garden?

4/3/2017 10:22:57 PM

baitman

Central Illinois

about 12 to 15 feet apart lol

http://www.bigpumpkins.com/Diary/DiaryViewOne.asp?eid=270500

4/4/2017 11:13:42 AM

Porkchop(team sLamMer)

Central NY

Wow!!.that thing is cool..what are the poisonous concerns?

4/4/2017 11:19:26 AM

Christopher24

aurora, IL

Thanks baitman, great photo! Planning on planting castor beans around my pumpkin patch because I can only put up a 4' metal fence(too expense) thanks to the Fox Valley Park District.

4/4/2017 6:32:09 PM

baitman

Central Illinois

The roots on that plant were bigger than my wrist and grew 20 feet into the patch,they say castor plants deter moles so maybe thats good.I dont know if it was harmful to my pumpkins, but it probably sucked up a lot of nutrients.

4/5/2017 10:31:14 AM

big moon

Bethlehem CT

Those stems are woody too. I wonder if they would make good firewood? LOL

4/6/2017 7:14:12 AM

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