Nicotiana tabacum L
[ Approximately 100 seeds per packet ]
Classified as an Oriental
or Turkish type tobacco, 'Xanthi' was historically used for pipe tobacco and cigarette blending. The plants grow to about four feet tall when topped, six feet tall when allowed to flower. The leaves are thick and heavy, averaging eleven inches wide by twenty-three inches long.
Donated to the USDA's collection in April of 1982 by CSIRO - Division of Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia Capital Terrace. Our seed originated from USDA accession number PI 470088 and is grown for us by David Pendergrass from Tennessee.