Seeds - Tobacco, Night Scented


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This item ships starting January 30, 2019

Description: A garden gem! Large, sturdy plants to 5', with masses of white tubular flowers that release an intoxicatingly-sweet fragrance in the evening.

Very easy to start from seed, and adapts easily to a wide variety of garden settings. Due to the large size of the plants, they are best-situated towards the back of garden beds.

Pack Size: 250 seeds

Latin Name: Nicotiana sylvestris
Alternative Names: Woodland Tobacco, Night Scented Tobacco
Main Uses: Ornamental, Moon garden

Zone Hardiness: Annual
Exposure: Full sun to part sun
Height: 155 cm (61 inches)
Flower Color: White
Flowering Time: July to August (or first frost)

Certified Organic: Not available organic for 2019

Germination: 10 - 21 days at 21° C.
Sowing Indoors: 6 - 8 weeks before last frost date. Sow 5 - 8 seeds per cell or plug. For best results, apply Sea Magic™ kelp from first watering. Apply a seedling-starter fertilizer such as Evolve Seedling once the second set of true leaves has appeared, and then alternate between the kelp and seedling starter until transplant.
Sowing Outdoors: Sow seeds directly in garden in early June, once soil has warmed and there is no chance of frost. Direct-seeding is an easy way to start Night Scented Tobacco.
Planting depth: Direct sow seeds by scattering lightly on soil surface. Lightly press into the soil. Sow seeds 18 - 24 " apart.

Growing in Containers: Not suited to containers.

Growing in Mixed Planters: Not suited to mixed planters.

Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in a garden bed recently amended with quality compost. No additional fertilizing is required.

Watering (Garden): Water deeply to establish. Water mature plants weekly during hot weather.

Suitability for Indoors: Not suited for indoors.

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