castor bean help

AlexmantismanNovember 5, 2012

hey all

i want to grow castor beans indoors in huge pots to use for samia ricini moths

problem is i tried to germinate some on a wet paper towel and they turned moldy

anyone else have a suggestion i can use so i can properly grow them?

thanx :)

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kayjones(Mo6b)

Just soak them overnight in hand-hot water and plant the plumped up seeds - they will emerge in about 10 days.

    Bookmark   November 6, 2012 at 6:14PM
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albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)

Scratch the seed with a nail file before soaking.

    Bookmark   November 8, 2012 at 3:40PM
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susanzone5(z5NY)

I grow them every year just by planting them in potting mix, about an inch deep.

    Bookmark   November 17, 2012 at 5:59PM
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