Tobacco (Nicotiana quadrivalvis) in the Nicotianas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: Minimum of 73 degrees F
Depth to plant seed: Surface sown (not covered)
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees
Bees
Various insects

Photo Credit: NPS/Keir Morse

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Which Nicotiana? by jaynine Jul 19, 2017 5:16 PM 4
Are these two names for the same plant? by greene Aug 24, 2014 4:43 PM 4

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