Corojo 99 is a hybrid decedent of the original El Corojo seed from Cuba in the 1930’s. It is sometimes called a sister of Habano 2000.
It is larger and much more disease resistant than the original strain, but still produces a dark brown silky grained wrapper with with a rich spicy cedar aroma.
It is one of a few wrappers that does well in both sun or shade.
The plants grow to 7-8 feet in height and produce 18 – 20 leaves on average.
Maturity is 75 – 80 days from planting.