African Red

African Red tobacco plant

The African Red tobacco, originally  from Transvaal, South Africa,  is a bright leaf variety with light green colored leaves and white stemmed.

A vigorous grower reaching 8 feet (200 cm) in height at the first crows foot. Plant form is columnar. Average size of 10th leaf at maturity 28 inches (60cm). Leaf width 12″ (25cm) 28 leaves total on untopped plants, not including bed leaves. Matures in 80 days.

Used for cigarettes and pipes .