Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana langsdorffii) in the Nicotianas Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Nicotiana langsdorfii

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"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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
Various insects


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Plant Events from our members
chelle From February 28, 2015 to March 11, 2015 Seeds germinated
Labeled 'Black Knight' but may be 'Hot Chocolate'

(This batch was included in a tray of others that received 48 hours darkness before first sprouts were seen. This shouldn't have had any bearing on germination of this species...just noting it for the record.)
chelle On February 27, 2015 Seeds sown
Labeled 'Black Knight'

Room temp
lovesblooms On July 20, 2015 Bloomed
lovesblooms On May 10, 2015 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On April 26, 2015 Seeds sown
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