Tobacco Hauraki Gold
GENUS: Nicotianum SPECIES: Tobacum
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Number of Seeds: 400
Description: Annual (2m) herb. Large furry leaves, with beautiful bell like pink flowers, for months on end. Found in an old chest of drawers in the house that has belonged to an elderly man who had grown this tobacco commercially in the Riverhead area. Sent to us by Murray Joyce. Check the Internet for recipes to make high quality smoking tobacco!
Planting Instructions: Sow into trays in late Spring, prick out when first leaves appear at 2.5 cm spacing. Transplant at 50 cm spacings when 5-8 cm high.