Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) is a perennial that thrives in moist, well-drained soils under full to partial sun. Although it is commonly grown for smoking, it can also be used as a natural insecticide. There is also a protein in the leaves that can be extracted and made into a tasteless, odorless protein powder, which can be added to various foods and drinks.
Warning: This plant contains nicotine which is highly addictive.
Each package contains a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.
|Growing Zones:||7 – 10|
|Sow:||Start indoors in pots 4-6 weeks before the last frost or sow directly outside after the danger of frost has passed.|
|Sow depth:||¼ in. Lightly cover|
|Days to Germinate:||7-14|
|Days to harvest:||120-160|
|Sunlight:||Full sun, partial sun|
|Bloom Time:||Summer through fall|
|Bloom Description:||Vibrant green stems with purple/pink/white flowers|