Nicotiana tabacum grows as an annual and can reach a height of three meters. Its flowering period extends from summer to autumn. Its leaves are used to make smoking tobacco.
- Popular name(s): Tobaco
- Botanical name: Nicotiana tabacum
- Family: Solanaceae
- Origin: Not naturally occurring. Virginian tobacco is believed to be a cross between Nicotiana sylvestris, Nicotiana tomentosiformis, and Nicotiana otophora (source).
- Height: 100 to 300 centimeters
- USDA zone: 12 (50 °F/10 °C)
Categories: Herbs | Perennials |