African Red is a bright leaf variety with light green colored leaves and white stemmed. A vigorous grower reaching 8 feet (200cm) in height at the first crows foot. Plant form is columnar. Average size of 10th leaf at maturity 28 inches (60cm). Matures in 80 days.
The leaves air cure to a very light reddish brown. The smoke is mild and comparable to Virginia Golds. It has a high nicotine content. Original seeds came from Transvaal, South Africa.
Suitable for Cigarette and Pipe