Castor Bean Plants: Growing and Harvesting Seeds



Castor Beans have long been grown as annual ornamental plants. The plants grow to towering heights in the late summer garden with spectacular dark green/burgundy 7-pointed leaves and  clusters of bright coral-red seed pods.  From a distance the seed pod clusters appear to be exotic flowers.  But on closer inspection, they are the plant’s spikey seed heads.  Aren’t they cool? Continue reading