This plant came up in one of my pots last year. I appears to be heat tolerant. I also seems to be cold resistant too as it survived one our coldest winters in years.

If anyone has any idea what it is, please let me know.

Thanks.

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Comment by Christine Zone 9 AZ on June 25, 2011 at 6:43pm
Hi Dawn. I'm not sure only way I knew was the berries appeared after the first year of planting
Comment by Dawn G on June 25, 2011 at 7:52am

Is there a way to tell one from the other before the berry production stage?

Comment by Christine Zone 9 AZ on June 25, 2011 at 1:45am
I have one that is about 35 years + and it is a BIG beautiful shade tree...and one that is about 4 years old. One is male and the younger one is female with berries. The birds love that one...
Comment by Dawn G on June 24, 2011 at 5:50pm
I do believe you are correct. Now to find a place to plant it. Thank you!!!
Comment by Christine Zone 9 AZ on June 24, 2011 at 12:13pm
Comment by Christine Zone 9 AZ on June 24, 2011 at 11:54am
It looks like the making of a Mulberry Tree to me
Comment by Dawn G on June 23, 2011 at 8:15am
Nope, not a castor bean. Leaves are different shape.
Comment by Lorelei Burchard on June 23, 2011 at 2:01am
These things get quite large and grow wild in downtown Tucson for some reason. I think castor bean is right on.
Comment by Craig Hancock on June 23, 2011 at 1:30am
Looks like a castor bean plant to me also.
Comment by Barbara Stokes Decker Zone 7A on June 22, 2011 at 9:04pm

Looks like a Castor Bean Plant... Toxic to young children if they were to chew on a leaf.

 

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