The castor oil plant, Ricinus Communis, is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbaceae. Its seed is called castor bean and it is the source of castor oil. Although castor is indigenous to the Egypt, Ethiopia and India, today it is widespread throughout tropical regions such as China, Brazil and Thailand.

Although the seeds are extremely poisonous, they are the source of numerous economically important products, such as lubricant for aerospace industry and are one of the earliest commercial products. To many people the castor plant is just an overgrown, undesirable weed and yet it produces one of neture's finest and economically important natural oils.
Global castor seed production is more than 1.5 million tons per year. The major producing countries are India (with over 60% of global yield) follow by China, Brazil and Thailand.


· Short harvesting period of 120 days.

· Minimum 3 harvests per annum

· Average production of 8 MT per acre/annum

· Perennial crop of minimum 5 years

· A buy back Agreement

· Castor plantation can improve soil and environmental quality


Oil Palm



Planting Cost per Acre




Nursery Period

9 Months

2 Months


Flower & Fruiting

3 Years

6 - 9 Months

4 Months

Yield per Acre /Annum

14 MT

4 MT

8 MT

FFB / Seed Price

USD150 per MT

USD200 per MT

USD375 per MT

Oil Extraction Rate




Crude Oil Price

USD750 per MT

USD 800 per MT

USD1,500 per MT

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Castor Oil Tree at MAHA International Expo 2010

MAHA International Expo 2010 from 26.11.2010 to 05.12.2010, Come and visit us at our Castor Oil Tress Sdn Bhd's booth at Hall B170 for further inquiries.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Our Hybrid Sample Plant is in Tawau

Mr. Jimmy with his 1 1/2 month old sample plant at his home in Tawau, Sabah. For further information you can contact Mr. Jimmy at 016 8867754

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Our Special Preview held on the 20th August, 2010

Mr Robbie Chua, the CEO of Jarak Nursery Sdn Bhd sharing to the participants the potential of Castor cultivation here in Sabah. Top left is our registered trademark for our hybrid Castor seeds.

Wild Castor at Luyang

If you want to see some of our local Sabah Castor tree just take a drive along the road from Diamond restaurant leading to Gaya college, just next to Taman Sri Gaya and you can see some really healthy looking Castor tree at the left side of the road