100 'Virginia 116' Smoking Tobacco seeds, N. tabacum
Virginia 116 is a bright leaf Virginia Gold variety which grows to 4 1/2 feet in height.
Good disease resistance. It produces an average of 19 leaves when topped, excluding bed leaves. Leaves are up to 24" long and 12" wide.
It gives good yields, and turns light yellow as it matures in about 65 days.
Easy to air cure and dries a bright golden yellow.
It is mild to smoke and is an excellent choice for a cigarette tobacco or in a pipe.
Cure leaves in shade for several weeks. See the tobacco page under Plant Lore.