Castor Bean While it's technically a perennial in the tropics, most folks grow castor bean as a fast-growing annual. This heat-loving plant can reach more than 15 feet tall in a single season. Be wary, though -- all parts of the castor bean plant are very poisonous. Zone: 10...so it is an annual in our zone 4.
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Life Cycle Bean Plant
Nearly every grade school child takes a bean seed and places it between wet paper towels in a plastic bag - the typical experiment to study the life cycle of the bean plant. The plastic bag provides a window into the process normally hidden by soil. Bean plants move through a life cycle very typical of all seeds, starting from sprouting and emerging into seedling. The steps offer a fascinating glimpse into the plant kingdom's cycles.