'Job's tears' is a plant in the Coix genus with a scientific name of Coix lacryma.
Tall grass with glossy teardrop seeds. Bead Seeds range from white to black with shades of grey, violet, and yellow, and develop with a natural hole in the middle. They are used for jewelry and musical instruments, and are also edible.Job's tears grows as a perennial and is a grass. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Job's tears normally grows to a stemless habit with a max height of 6.50 feet (that's 2.00 metres metric).
Job's tears is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Job's tears have been kindly provided by our members.
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See our list of companion Plants for Job's tears to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Job's tears plants:
Juno's tears, Bead seeds, Coixseed, Tear Grass, Adlay, Adlai
Coix, Coix lacryma-jobi, Coix lacrymajobi
Misspellings: Coix lacroyma-jobi