'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!
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Job's tears so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Job's tears so avoid planting these within close proximity:
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