Castorbean Seeds....

Discussion in 'Plant and Tree Identification' started by ReddRubyyDoo, Aug 3, 2006.

  1. ReddRubyyDoo

    ReddRubyyDoo Member

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    Does anyone have any Castorbeans for sell, or know of a GOOD place to order them from?

    Thanks
     
  2. dezeeuwgoats

    dezeeuwgoats Well-Known Member

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    I've got some - want to pm me your address?

    Niki
     

  3. renee o'neill

    renee o'neill Well-Known Member

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    I should have some too. pm me
     
  4. suburbanite

    suburbanite Well-Known Member

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    I'm curious why you want castor beans. They're really toxic, I'd think you wouldn't want them in an environment with kids and animals.
     
  5. dezeeuwgoats

    dezeeuwgoats Well-Known Member

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    I haven't heard back from Reddrubyydoo by pm. Maybe changed their mind?
    I've heard of using castorbean to get rid of gophers - a few seeds down into each of their holes......

    I have one - just for ornamental - I like the tropical 'jungle' look of them.

    Niki
     
  6. Dahc

    Dahc Don't Tase me, bro!?!

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    That's what you make ricin out of. I would imagine that most commercial sources have certain restrictions now.
     
  7. ReddRubyyDoo

    ReddRubyyDoo Member

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    I think they are a nice looking plant.
    I have no kids or neighbors. I live in the country.

    I do believe that my mother used to also use the seeds for gophers???
     
  8. suitcase_sally

    suitcase_sally Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Ditto!

    I'd like a few if I could get them.
     
  9. Dahc

    Dahc Don't Tase me, bro!?!

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    Hi Niki, would you happen to have a pic of your tree?
     
  10. Windy_jem

    Windy_jem Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I would love some for next year! Pm me if you have some please.... And thanks! :)