Castor Cultivation

Castor Cultivation

AGF Hybrid Castor has been widely accepted as a promising oil / biofuel crop for all subtropical and tropical locations. It is an uncomplicated crop that requires little attention during its growing periods under rain fed cultivation. To achieve higher yield crop requires intensive crop management, proper irrigation, high inputs and favorable climatic conditions.

The oil extracted from the castor bean (ricinus communis) already has a growing international market, assured by more than 700 uses, ranging from medicines and cosmetics to substituting petroleum in the manufacturing of Biodiesel, plastics and lubricants.

For arid and semi arid regions, growing AGF Hybrid Castor provides viable solutions for turning marginal lands into viable economic lands.

Recommended Spacing Under IRRIGATED Cultivation:
      Row to Row: 120 cm to 150 cm
Plant to Plant: 45 cm to 60 cm
Recommended Spacing Under RAINFED Cultivation:
      Row to Row: 90 cm to 120 cm
Plant to Plant: 30 cm to 45 cm
Seed Requirement for Planting:
      Under IRRIGATED Cultivation: 4 to 6 Kilograms per hectare
Under RAINFED Cultivation: 7 to 10 Kilograms per hectare
Total Crop Period (from sowing to final harvest):
      6 to 7 Months
Seed Yielding Potential:
      7000 Kilograms per hectare


Hybrid Castor Seeds AGF-M
Hybrid Castor Seeds AGF-6
Hybrid Castor Seeds AGF-V
Hybrid Castor Seeds AGF-27


To buy AGF hybrid castor seeds go to order seeds page and send your seed order inquiry in detail. We will be glad to further assist you with ordering seed and its cultivation.

We ship our seeds anywhere in the world through DHL Express/EMS (door delivery) or AIR (airport delivery) or SEA (seaport delivery) depends on the order quantity as per your preference.