Izmir / Lebanese strain - This as yet unidentified strain of Izmir was grown from seed collected in Lebanon in early 2011. It is a very fast grower reaching a height of 6 feet. The leaves are a lighter green than Izmir Ozbas but other wise similar in size and shape. The flowers are a creamy white. It matures very early in only 50 days compared to Izmir Ozbas at 75-80 days. An excellent choice for short growing seasons. The leaves air cure to a light tan brown or sun cure to a light gold yellow.