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.

Views: 7

Comment

You need to be a member of Garden.Social to add comments!

Join Garden.Social

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.

 

Latest Activity

Patricia Christensen posted a status
"Thank you Lorraine Smith of the Pacific NW."
Tuesday
Lorraine Smith Pacific NW commented on Community Manager's group Container Gardens
"Last photo before cold temps next week & recreating Christmas decorations in these windowboxes next to our front door. It's been a long fall!"
Tuesday
Lorraine Smith Pacific NW replied to Patricia Christensen's discussion Hollyhocks
"I grow them in two spots under my eaves here in the Pacific NW. They moved themselves by reseeding out from under the roof! The happier of the two likes dry, hot but afternoon shade. I cut them back after flowering & they grew new leaves again…"
Tuesday
Patricia Christensen posted a status
"Tulip blubs and squirrels. NOT a good match."
Tuesday

© 2016   Created by Community Manager.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service