cigarseeds

Cigar Tobacco Seed Varieties

You can use a wide variety of tobacco types to make cigars, but not all of them are suitable. From our large range of seeds, we have selected only those types we think you'd find suitabe for making your own cigars.

For cigar tobacco varieties, simply look out for this icon Cigar variety icon


 Photo showing Argentinean Sylvestris growing

Argentinean Sylvestris

Sylvestris is native to Argentina and is often called Woodland Tobacco. It's a vigorous plant growing up to 5 ft. with large 20" leaves and sweet scented l ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Aztec Rustica growing

Aztec Rustica

Aztec Rustica (originally from Easter Island) is native to Central and South America. It grows to 30 inches high with abundant bright yellow flowers that a ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe



 Photo showing Black Mammoth - Small Stock growing

Black Mammoth - Small Stock

A deep dark tobacco that gives good weight and supports itself very well. This is a tobacco prized by growers because it provides a great wrapper tobacco o ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Pipe



 Photo showing Burley Original growing

Burley Original

The original and popular commercial strain of burley tobacco makes a great addition to any garden. It is used for its hardiness and smooth, rich flavor. G ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Cigarette



 Photo showing Catterton growing

Catterton

A heirloom Maryland type tobacco. A very good producer with sharp pointed leaves growing to over 30 inches long and 16 inches wide. Air cures easily to a r ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe



 Photo showing Connecticut Broad Leaf growing

Connecticut Broad Leaf

Connecticut Broad-leaf is a fast maturing cigar wrapper tobacco. It grows to 4 feet in height with dark green leaves to 30" long and 16" wide. It matures i ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe



 Photo showing Corojo 99 * growing

Corojo 99 *

This is one of our 5 new varieties for the 2021 season. Corojo 99 is a hybrid decedent of the original El Corojo seed from Cuba in the 1930's.  It is ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Costello growing

Costello

Costello is a bright leaf variety imported by the USDA from Columbia in 1967. It grows to a height of 5-6 feet with closely spaced leaves. Plant form is an ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Cuban Crillo 98 growing

Cuban Crillo 98

The name of this variety is Cuban Crillo 98 and is another one of our very popular cigar varieties of Cuban origin. Will grow up to 6-7 ft. tall. It's leav ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Cuban Habano 2000 growing

Cuban Habano 2000

This one whose name is Cuban Habano 2000, is one of the most popular Cuban cigar varieties for cigar enthusiasts. This variety of Cuban origin grows to ab ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Cuban Havana 142 growing

Cuban Havana 142

This Cuban Havana 142 is classified as a cigar binder but is often used in making chew also. Many growers find it makes an excellent cigarette tobacco as w ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Dark Burley growing

Dark Burley

This dark variety is rich in flavor and is a popular Burley that grows into a large plant. A fine commercial strain that is used for its hardiness and rich ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Cigarette



 Photo showing Goose Creek Red growing

Goose Creek Red

Goose Creek Red is named after a small river that runs into the Charleston Harbor. This dark Virginian type tobacco is air cures to a deep reddish brown co ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Pipe



 Photo showing Greenwood growing

Greenwood

Greenwood, also call Little Wood, is an heirloom fire cured tobacco that has been used for chew, a cigar filler and wrapper, and as a blend for cigare ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Cigarette



 Photo showing Little Crittenden growing

Little Crittenden

A long, slender, thin and narrow leafed tobacco used for chewing, pipe and cigar. It has a semi-erect growth habit with long leaves that have considerable ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Pipe



 Photo showing Little Dutch growing

Little Dutch

Little Dutch is an heirloom variety dating back to the 1880's. It is sweet aromatic tobacco used in pipe blends and as a cigar filler. It grow to around 3' ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Pipe



 Photo showing Lizard Tail Orinoco growing

Lizard Tail Orinoco

A Virginia Bright Leaf variety that is a good choice for a fuller flavored cigarette or pipe blend, or cigar filler. It matures early at 55 days. The dark ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe



 Photo showing Madole growing

Madole

Madole is an heirloom dark tobacco with a rich full flavor. It's often fire cured for use as a pipe or cigar tobacco. Its deep colored green leaves air cur ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Pipe



 Photo showing Mohawk Rustica growing

Mohawk Rustica

Mohawk Rustica is native to Central America as was widely cultivated by Native Americans and grown throughout the southern US. It grows to 3' in height and ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe



 Photo showing Monte Calme Yellow growing

Monte Calme Yellow

A favorite European variety that features wide, thin leaves that are much preferred for cigarettes and as cigar wrappers. Grows up to about 6 ft. tall, pro ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Cigarette



 Photo showing Nostrano del Brenta* growing

Nostrano del Brenta*

Nostrano del Brenta is an Italian cigar tobacco with an earthy woody taste and a bit of sweetness. Tobacco was first cultivated in the Brenta River valley ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Paris Wrapper growing

Paris Wrapper

Paris Wrapper is an heirloom bright leaf variety that is a vigorous early season grower reaching a height of 6 feet. Its leaves grow to 30" long and 20" wi ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe



 Photo showing Pelleted Burley Tennessee growing

Pelleted Burley Tennessee

One of the more popular commercial strains of Burley tobacco originating in Tennessee and still carrying its name. It is used for its hardiness and smooth, ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette, Pipe and Pelleted



 Photo showing Pennsylvania Red growing

Pennsylvania Red

Pennsylvania Red is a rich full flavored tobacco and a long time favorite of cigar makers as a filler or binder. It grows to 5 feet in height and has very ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Piloto Cubano * growing

Piloto Cubano *

This is one of our 5 new varieties for the 2021 season. Piloto Cubano is a tobacco named for the town it came from in the Pinar del Rio region of Cuba.&nb ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Russian Red growing

Russian Red

This is an unclassified tobacco. It grows to around 3 feet in height and has very dark green leaves. It produces a fair amount of tobacco, but its most str ..read more

Suitable for Cigar and Pipe



 Photo showing Turkish Bafra growing

Turkish Bafra

Turkish tobacco often used in pipe tobacco blends and cigarettes. Columnar plant growing to 5 feet. Mature in 50 days. Cures a medium brown. Has a very low ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe



 Photo showing Turkish Samsun growing

Turkish Samsun

Black Sea Samsun originated in the Samsun region of Turkey on the Black Sea. Prized for rich flavor and aroma, but yet mild to smoke. It matures in 65-70 d ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe



 Photo showing Wisconsin 901 growing

Wisconsin 901

Wisconsin 901 is classified as a cigar binder though may also be used as a filler or as a pipe tobacco blend. It produces large leaves, has a tight upright ..read more

Suitable for Cigar



 Photo showing Yellow Twist Bud growing

Yellow Twist Bud

This is a white stemmed heirloom Burley that grows 5-6 feet in height. It produces few suckers and its pyramidal plant form with closely spaced leaves give ..read more

Suitable for Cigar, Cigarette and Pipe