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Castor Beans - Need 5 or 6

Posted by tigerlily-al 7B-8A (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 23, 11 at 17:00

I've tried ordering from 5 different seed companies and they have either discontinued selling the castor beans or are out. Does anyone have a few to share? If so, please send email to
The seeds I gathered from my purple leaf plants last fall were thrown in the trash by mistake when I cleaned out my storeroom in December. Thanks very much.

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RE: Castor Beans - Need 5 or 6

A good castor bean mail-order source is the following:

Wuv'n Acres Gardens: Unique, Unusual, and Often Hard-to-Find Garden Seeds
Address: Roger & Karen Manasco
14280 North Sunset Valley Road
Hulbert, OK 74441-2052
(918) 931-9688

RE: Castor Beans - Need 5 or 6

You might also, just wait and see if you get any volunteers. I had a few plants years ago and remember pulling up a lot of babies the following year (or two?).

RE: Castor Beans - Need 5 or 6

I can send you some. Castor grows wild here. We always used it as a shade plant or wind barrier. I think I even have some that I collected down by the Indian River last year...
I don't think they've set seed yet...(gives me a goooood reason to ride my bike out to the Lone Cabbage and check though!

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