Medicinal Seeds, Hopi Tobacco, Tobacco, Nicotiana rustica, Organic, 100 Seeds Per Pack, Heirloom, GMO Free
Name: Hopi Tobacco
Scientific Name: Nicotiana rustica
Hopi Tobacco is a ceremonial type tobacco with a very high nicotine content. It is native to the rainforest areas of North and South America. This strain in particular made it’s way to the American Southwest region and was cultivated for centuries by the Hopi Indian Tribe. It has a list of successful uses starting from an effective pesticide, treating internal and external parasites, and relief from bites and stings.
Origination: Native to North and South America
All parts of the plant contain nicotine which is a strong stimulant. The leaves are antispasmodic, cathartic, emetic, narcotic and sedative. They are used externally as a poultice and a wash in the treatment of rheumatic swelling, skin diseases and scorpion stings
Height: 2 Feet
Hardiness: USDA zones 10 – 14 as short – lived perennial, USDA zones 1-14 as summer annual.
Flower Color: yellow
Uses: smoked in cigars
Start seeds indoors in trays 6-8 weeks before last danger of frost. Use fine starting mix packed lightly. Thoroughly soak and drain. Sprinkle 2-3 seeds on top, don’t cover. Mist lightly, cover tray loosely with clear plastic dome. In well-lit area mist daily, germinate in 7-14 days. Remove plastic, place in greenhouse. Thin and harden off seeds gradually. Plant 2 feet apart in full sun.