Like anything else, it's just better (and cheaper!) when it's homegrown.
Nicotiana sylvetris is native to the Andes region of South America, largely found in Argentina and Bolivia. We are in the process of learning what is and is not appropriate for us to share about this plant. Keep it Sacred's resource on traditional tobacco: http://keepitsacred.itcmi.org/tobacco-and-tradition/traditional-tobacco-use/
We are offering a packet of seed as a gift to anyone with an ancestral relationship to Tobacco, free of charge, as long as we have the seed in stock. Free shipping is automatically applied to this packet.
We are open and interested in feedback from anyone who has an ancestral relationship to this plant. To contact us with comments or questions, please email Reiley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This plant is worth growing even if you don't plan on curing, aging, and smoking it. Not only is it easy, it's absolutely gorgeous, growing to 6' tall and 3' wide, with broad, soft green leaves topped with a profusion of pink tube-shaped flowers with a pleasant scent.
Check out a short GROW THIS PLANT! video about this amazing plant!
Seeds grown by Drunken Sailor Farm in Boise, Idaho and Swift River Farm in Salmon, Idaho.
Directions: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost and transplant after frost. Seed requires light to germinate so gently pat on top of soil.Top plants before flowering if growing for leaves.
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