Nicotiana sylvestris 'Woodland Tobacco' 1000 SEEDS

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Nicotiana sylvestris

'Woodland Tobacco'

Solanaceae. The flowers of this species are produced on many-branched stems. The flowers are tubular, white, borne in racemes held above the foliage. Flowers can be over 7 cm long with a face 2 cm wide. Their scent is strongest at night, to attract pollinating moths. Native to the Andes region in Argentina and Bolivia, in South America.

 

USES:

This plant is thought to be one of the parents of Nicotiana tabacum, the plant used in modern tobacco production.

 

GROWING INFORMATION:

Surface sow seeds in a warm greenhouse in spring, seed usually germinates in 10 - 20 days at 20°c. Keep the soil moist and keep in a bright place.

 

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