Nicotiana glauca
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Nicotiana glauca

tree tobacco

  family solanaceae 
  genus nicotiana 

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Genus  Nicotiana Species  glauca Variety  Cultivar  Common names  tree tobacco Family  SOLANACEAE Specimen number  S10189 Data source  HumGrdn p82
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Herbaceous perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Depends on climate Stature  Shrub Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  20' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to partial shade Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  USDA zones 07a-10b AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Nicotiana glauca has flowers that hummingbirds love to feed on. Tree tobacco can survive cold winter nights that go as low as 0� Fahrenheit. Full sun to partial shade is needed for this plant to do its best.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  yes Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Nicotiana glauca is considered to have originated from Southern Bolivia and Northern Argentina.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Nicotiana glauca is an herbaceous perennial. Flowers: Tree tobacco has tubular flowers. This long flowering plant is in bloom from March through October. Most often the flowers occur in either yellow or green.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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