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Tobacco, Night Blooming Azteca (Nicotiana alata), potted plant, organic

$7.50

Family: Nightshade (Solanaceae)

Annual.  90 days to flowers

(Azteca Night Blooming Tobacco)  Elongated leaves form a loose basal rosette that gives rise to multiple upright branches that are stiff and self-supporting, flowering to 3 feet.  The white, heavenly scented flowers flare out in the evening and bloom all night long, sending trails of exotic essence out over the summer-warmed landscape.  The flowers last through the morning and collapse by midday, only to come on again that evening.  Space plants 3 feet apart.

Potted plant, certified organically grown

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  1. Question

    Vrushali Raut (verified owner)

    We had ordered Nicotiana alata and received it as well. The plant was doing well for 3-4 weeks andn now suddenly it does not look good. I have brought the plant indoors as night temperature is below 50F

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Good idea. Sometimes these do bloom in captivity, although they do best as a spring-planted annual.

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    Jess

    Is this an annual? If not, what zones does it prefer?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      I grow this as a self-seeding annual

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    • Kristene K

      Can it be used as smoking tobacco?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Kristene, Not really, there are many cultivars of Nicotiana that are better, including the Virginia Smoking Tobacco, the Havana, and the Walker’s.
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