Costello is a tobacco species originating from Columbia.It grows tall (ca6-6.5ft) and produces a light brown/red tobacco when properly cured. Originally, Costello is an air cured tobacco.
Use and Flavor:
Costello produces a medium/full body tobacco. It is widely used as pipe tobacco and for cigar filler. It produces a rich bright flavor, earthy and sweet while also a bit salty and spicy.
This tobacco grows to approximately 6-7 ft in high quality soils, the leaves it produces are heavy and cure to a light brown color.
It is a high yield plant and it grows quickly in most soil and warm climatic conditions.
It produces intense pink flowers.
Plant matures and tobacco is ready to harvest in 40-50 days post transplant.
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.