RICINUS CARMENCITA PINK

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RICINUS CARMENCITA PINK

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Seeds are poisonous, do not eat or feed and keep away from children!
€0.480 each
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RICINUS CARMENCITA PINK is available for purchase in increments of 100 seeds.

Description

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Ricinus communis CARMENCITA 

Castor Oil Plant, Castor Bean

Culture guide

Uses:
Attractive solitary plant for border or container, medicinal plant, ornamental leaf plant, oil plant

Exposure:
Sun

Garden height:
59" / 150 cm

Crop time:
9-10 weeks

Sow time:
February for selling from April onwards; March-April for selling from May onwards;
Mid-End June for selling from August onwards

Sowing method:
1-2 seeds per plug, sowing directly in final pots is recommended

Germination:
6-12 days at temperatures of 70-72 °F (21-22 °C)

Growing On:
Grow on at 58 °F (14 °C)

Media:
Use a well-drained, growing substrate with 15-30 % clay, 0-10 % parts (e.g. perlite), 1,5-3 kg/m³ complete balanced fertilizer, 0-5 kg/m³ slow release fertilizer (3-9 months), iron-chelate, micronutrients, pH: 5.8-7.0.

Temperature:
Grow at 12-15 °C. Temperatures below 10 °C are tolerated for a short time, but the growth is inhibited. For selling it is recommended to harden the plants slowly at 10-12 °C. Ricinus does not tolerate frost.

Fertilization:
High fertilization levels are required. Fertilize the crop weekly with 300-350 ppm nitrogen (at 0 kg/m³ slow release fertilizer in substrate), using a complete balanced fertilizer. Avoid high ammonium levels. Prevent magnesium deficiency by applying magnesium sulphate (0,05 %) 1-2 times and in case of iron deficiency apply
iron-chelate for 1-2 times.

“Information copied from the breeder.
Muller will not accept any liability for failure and/or damage as a consequence of incorrect and/or inexpert cultivation by or on behalf of the Buyer.”