Nicotiana tabacum L
[ Approximately 100 seeds per packet ]
Classified as a "Maryland
" type tobacco, 'Dean' has been historically grown for cigarette blends. The plants grow to about forty inches tall when topped, or can reach six feet or more when allowed to develop its attractive pink flowers.
Its leaves are smooth with no surface puckering, broadest at the middle and narrower at the two equal ends, but with the length being over twice the width, tapering to a pointed apex with more or less straight sides. Typical leaves are twelve inches wide by twenty-six inches long.
Our seed originated from USDA accession number PI 552623 and is grown for us by David Pendergrass from Tennessee.