Isleta Pueblo is a Rustica variety originating in New Mexico. It is a very fast grower and matures in under 40 days. Grows to 5 feet. It tolerates cool weather very well and can be planted earlier than many other nicotianas.
The leaves are dark green and have a thick rubbery texture. Air cures to a medium brown.
Mohawk Rustica is native to Central America as was widely cultivated by Native Americans and grown throughout the southern US. It grows to 3′ in height and is similar to Aztec, but with less branching.
The leaves are thick, dark green in color and are among the largest of any Rustica variety. The flowers are a bright yellow and are densely packed.
Aztec Rustica is native to Central and South America. It grows to 30 inches high with abundant bright yellow flowers that are very attractive to bees and humming birds. Flowering lasts up to two months.
Leaves air cure to a medium to dark brown and produce a very mild flavored smoke.
Developed in Canada by crossing wild Rustica tobacco with two popular American varieties, Hicks Broad-leaf and Virginia 115. The result is a high-yielding, high-nicotine cultivar. It grows to 5 feet and produces large, wide, heavy grade light green leaves. Del Gold is one of the best known varieties for commercial tobacco production. Matures in 70-75 days.
Used for cigarettes and pipes.
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