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PlantFiles: Flowering Tobacco, Jasmine Tobacco
Nicotiana alata 'Domino Red'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nicotiana (nih-ko-she-AH-na) (Info)
Species: alata (a-LAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Domino Red

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ineedacupoftea On Mar 24, 2006, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

A quality, true-red flowered tobacco. Unfortunately, any fragrance went out with the whiteness genes. This is a tougher cultivar than most and abject conditions will show this one to be the last to die. Compact and floriferous. Thrip damage is quite obvious as whitish blotches and needs preventative measures.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Clifton, Colorado
Ewing, Kentucky
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
Columbia, South Carolina
Reston, Virginia
Madison, Wisconsin



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