I have planted a number of castor bean plants from seeds. They seem to be growing out and not up. Is this normal and will they start growing up eventually?
Castor Bean Plant Growing Out Not Up
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You can add a stake and give them a support to start out on.
Make sure that they have plenty of sunlight and adequate water in well draining soil.
Here is a link with growing information.
Also please use caution and refresh yourself on the toxic safety measures with this plant.