Virginia Bright Leaf is an heirloom variety dating back many decades. It averages 6' in height with 18-20 leaves per plant below the crows foot. It reaches maturity when blooms appear at 55 days. The light green leaves average 12" wide by 24" long and become a light yellow/green when ripe. Leaves began to ripen as the plant reaches bloom. Air cures easily to a light golden brown with yields averaging 3 oz of dried leaf per plant. Bright leaf tobaccos became popular in the early 1800s as demand for milder and more aromatic products arose.
Virginia Bright Leaf makes an excellent and elegant smoking tobacco, It can be used by itself or part of a blend. Try blending it with the other tobacco varieties we also offer!