Tobacco 'Scherazi' Seeds

From the Shiraz region of Iran

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$2.50

Details

Scherazi tobacco is a variety from the Shiraz region of Iran. Shirazi translates to “from Shiraz” in Persian). The leaves tend to be small but are abundant. It is prized for its strong flavor and aroma, and is used in cigarettes and pipe tobacco blends, or smoked on its own. The plants are covered with sprays of pink, trumpet-shaped flowers that attract a wide variety of pollinators. 85-95 days to harvest.

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Additional Info

Botanical Name Nicotiana tabacum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Pale Pink
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 80-90
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50