100 Florida Sumatra Cigar Tobacco seeds, N. tobaccum
Mentioned in American seed catalogs as early as 1884. Makes an excellent wrapper for cigars or filler.
Large 6-8' tall plant with equally huge and handsome leaves. Flowers in 55 days.
Amazing smell from the plants in the hot sun, almost spicy and intoxicating.
Vigorous tobacco of Spanish origin, producing cigar wrappers of the highest quality, especially popular with southern growers for many decades.
Full sun, moderate water. Start indoors. Do not bury seeds. Mist with water often.
Cure leaves in shade for several weeks, then cut and store. If growing for seed, let it go; if growing for leaves, cut the seed stalks off the plant.