Aztec Tobacco, Wild Tobacco Nicotiana rustica

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Botanical Name:

Nicotiana rustica

Family:

Solanaceae

Genus:

Nicotiana

Species:

rustica

Common Name:

Aztec Tobacco, Wild Tobacco

Seeds Per Pound:
2,151,960
Quantity:
0.00461 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
141
Germination:
30%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
99%
Crop Year:
2016
In Stock: 2.09 g (grams)
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$9.95
1 g
$69.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: Sow in spring for germination; , surface sow and keep moist.
Other: Germination should occur in 10-21 days.
Physical Characteristics  Nicotiana rustica is a ANNUAL growing to 1.5 m (5ft). It is hardy to zone 8 and is frost tender. It is in flower from Jul to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Lepidoptera. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It cannot grow in the shade.It requires moist soil.
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Short description:
Physical Characteristics : ANNUAL growing to 1.5 m (5ft). It is hardy to zone 8 and is frost tender. It is in flower from Jul to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Lepidoptera. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It cannot grow in the shade.It requires moist soil.
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Nicotiana rustica , known in South America as Mapacho , is a plant in the Solanaceae family. It is a very potent variety of tobacco . The high concentration of nicotine in its leaves makes it useful for creating organic pesticides .
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov