GROWING, CURING, FLAVOURING AND FINISHING TOBACCO FOR CIGARETTES

I HAVE CHANGED THE URL FOR THIS ESSAY SO THAT IT NOW HAS THE NAME “GROWING AND CURING TOBACCO”. HERE IS THE NEW URL:

https://growingandcuringtobacco.wordpress.com/

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT GROWING TOBACCO PLANTS, CURING THE LEAVES, FLAVOURING THE PRODUCE AND MAKING CIGARETTES FROM THAT PRODUCE, CLICK THE ABOVE LINK.

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7 Responses to “GROWING, CURING, FLAVOURING AND FINISHING TOBACCO FOR CIGARETTES”

  1. lleweton Says:

    Very helpful. Thank you. I’ve a few plants coming along in pots and three in a small patch of earth. A few blackfly here and there which I’m wiping off by hand.

    • junican Says:

      I didn’t really touch on pests and diseases. The only serious problem for young plants is slugs and snails. Slug pellets do the job.

      As regards insects, last year I found that the damage done by them nibbling the leaves was very small.

      I’m keeping an open mind on the matter at the moment.

  2. lleweton Says:

    Yes, thanks. Slug pellets worked here too.

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