Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Ricinus communis, Zanzibariensis, Castor Bean

Common Name: Castor Bean

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Genus: Ricinus

Species: communis

Cultivar or Variety: Zanzibariensis

Life Cycle

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 9
Zone 10

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Height
6 - 8 feet
8 - 10 feet

Reproduces By

Potential Hazzards or Invasiveness
Poisonous to Humans

(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Zanzibariensis is one of the largest leaved varieties."
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