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castor bean help

Posted by Alexmantisman none (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 5, 12 at 17:48

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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RE: castor bean help

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

RE: castor bean help

Scratch the seed with a nail file before soaking.

RE: castor bean help

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

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