100 'Pennsylvania Red' Smoking Tobacco seeds, N. tabacum
Traditional Penn. USA tobacco used for smoking. This strain is mentioned in seed catalogs as early as 1884.
Pennsylvania Red is a rich full flavored tobacco and a long time favorite of cigar makers as a filler or binder.
It grows to five feet in height and has very large long deep colored leaves reaching 3' in length.
A very good producer that matures in 65-70 days.
The leaves cure to a deep reddish brown
Full sun, moderate water.
Cure leaves in shade for several weeks. See the tobacco page under Plant Lore.