A species of tobacco originating from the United Stated.
Big Gem produces a heavy green leaf and performs very well in warm environments. It is drought resistant and performs excessively well in areas with high heat.
The tobacco is ready for harvesting between 45-55 days post transplant.
Use and Flavor:
Big Gem produces a light spicy flavor with medium nicotine levels.
Big Gem is also used for cigarettes, chew and cigar tobacco – where it is blended in lower quantities to modify a blend. Recently it has found its way in some of the most prominent pipe tobacco blends.
Big Gem is traditionally a flue cured tobacco.
This tobacco grows to approximately 7 ft in high quality soils, the leaves it produces are medium and cure to a light yellowish color.
It is a high yield plant and it grows quickly in most soil and climatic conditions.
It produces intense yellow/green flowers with a white tint at the pedal.
Fast maturing plant – 45-55 days.
The seeds listed herein are from our own private plantation. The photos include photos of our own plants as well as plants sent to us by our clients/friends from the seeds that we have provided.