(Nicotiana rustica) Also called wild tobacco. Used ceremonially by Native Americans. Cover young seedlings with row cover to protect from flea beetles. The dried leaves are used as an insecticide for greenhouse insects such as aphids, mites, and whiteflies. Warning: The active ingredient is nicotine sulfate, a powerful poison. Pkt (0.12 g, 545 seeds)

Growing instructions: Annual. Germination: 70°F. Transplant. Full sun. 12-18 in. tall.
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Medicinal Herbs

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