100 'Negro Black' Cigar Tobacco Seeds, N. tobaccum
Also called "Tabacco Negro" in Spanish, this is an old fashioned name for a dark tobacco that is near black in color. Black or dark tobacco is primarily used in cigars and dark cigarettes. It is often slowly darkened by a long curing and fermenting process to yield a dark brown to black tobacco with exceptionally mild smoking characteristics.
Negro Black grows 5' to 6' in height with a classic Virginian type plant form and leaf shape. The leaves are a medium to dark green averaging 12" to 14" in width and 20" to 22" in length. It matures in 55-60 days.