These seeds are small bright red and black. Often used for jewelry or ornemental purposes. Highly toxic - one of the worlds most toxic seeds. Product Description
The Rosary Pea is a tropical vine that grows up to 12' with dainty pinnate leaves which are light sensitive. The plant produces showy purple flowers followed by the 1" seed pods containing the shiny red & black seeds.
Known commonly as Jequirity, Crab's Eye, Rosary Pea, 'John Crow' Bead, Precatory bean, Hung Tou.
Rosary pea is a small, high climbing vine with alternately compound leaves, 2-5 inches long, with 5 to 15 pairs of oblong leaflets. The flowers are pale violet to pink, clustered in leaf axils. The pod is oblong, flat and truncate shaped, roughly 1� - 2 inches long. This seedpod curls back when it opens, revealing the seeds. The striking seeds are small, brilliant red with a black spot and are used for jewelry and in percussion instruments.Propagation: This plant species is propagated through seeds and very easy to grow.Zone: 9 (10 to 20�F, down to about -6�C)
Note: The seeds are very very toxic and care should be taken when dealing with these either for gardening or jewelry.