SACRED AZTEC TOBACCO Nicotiana rustica
Nicotiana rustica, Aztec tobacco or strong tobacco, called ucuch in southern Mexico (specifically Campeche and Yucatán) due to its Mayan roots, mapacho in South America, and thuoc lao (thuốc lào) in Vietnam, is a rainforest plant in the Solanaceae family. Plants are no longer cultivated in its native North America, as N. tabacum has replaced it.
Height: 1.5 Meters (5') tall
Location: Sun or part sun
Type: Fast growing annual
Note: This plant species is known to have toxicity. The ingestion of these seeds or this plant can cause serious illness or death.
Seeds per pack: 20
Germination: These seeds are easy to germinate! Place the seeds on the surface of a sterile seed-start mix. Water, and keep continually moist. Keep in a bright location, out of direct sunlight, until germination. Once seedlings appear, place in a sunny location. Plant outdoors once frost is past.