Seeds - Tobacco, Wild OG
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Description: This is one of the long-standing tobacco species that has a history of ethnobotanical use. Although native to South America this selection grows easily in northern gardens.
Pack Size: 125 seeds
Latin Name: Nicotiana rustica
Alternative Names: Aztec tobacco
Main Uses: Ornamental, Moon garden, sacred, medicinal
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)
Seed Source: Certified Organic
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.