General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet (1.2-1.8m)
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet (30-60cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
3"-4"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
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)
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees
Bees
Various insects

Victory Seed Company sells seeds of Woodland Tobacco (Nicotiana sylvestris).

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Common names
  • Woodland Tobacco
  • Tobacco Plant
  • Tobacco

Photo Gallery
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2021-08-01
leaves are enormous
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2014-07-28
Location: Wallsend, Tyne and Wear England UK 
Date: 2021-07-25
Nicotiana sylvestris
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2023-10-06
Variegated form
Location: Wallsend, Tyne and Wear England UK 
Date: 2003-07-16
Nicotiana sylvestris
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2022-07-03
variegated form
Location: Oregon
Date: summer 2011
Location: My garden
Date: May 2021
Self seeded and decided it was a fine spot
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2014-07-28
Location: Cape Cod Wicked Oyster restaurant planting.
Date: 2014-09-12
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Date: July
credit: Magnus Manske

 Photo Courtesy of Select Seeds. Used with permission.
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Date: 2012-08-15
This self seeded one grew to about 7 ft.

Date: 2008-04-30

Date: 2008-05-07

Date: 2008-05-17

Date: 2016-05-04
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-05-09
I can’t wait for it to grow up! 😊
Location: Cape Cod Wicked Oyster restaurant planting.
Date: 2014-0912
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2009-10-01
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2009-03-15
Location: In my garden
Date: 2014-06-14
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-03-28
Photo by Seedsower
Location: In my garden
Date: 2013-07-23
Location: In my garden
Date: 2013-07-23
Location: Indiana  zone 5
Date: 2016-09-25
Location: Indiana  zone 5
Date: 2016-09-25
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-05-07
Seedling recently transplanted outdoors
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-07-31
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2009-10-05
Location: Oregon
Date: summer 2011
Photo by arejay59

Photo Courtesy of Select Seeds. Used with permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Select Seeds. Used with permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Botanical Garden Berlin
Date: 2017-10-28

Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Date: July
credit: Magnus Manske
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Date: July
credit: Magnus Manske

Date: 2013-09-09

Date: 2012-08-15
'Explosions' of bloom clusters
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Plant Events from our members
chelle On June 3, 2015 Plant emerged
Espied self-sown seedlings in the garden today. They look to be a week or two along; perhaps 3/4" across at the widest point.
dorothythomas98 On May 11, 2014 Bloomed
Kristine1212 On April 11, 2018 Seeds sown
carlysuko On July 6, 2018 Transplanted
Planted seedlings out into garden
carlysuko On March 29, 2018 Seeds germinated
carlysuko On March 3, 2018 Seeds sown
carlysuko On March 3, 2018 Seeds sown
antsinmypants On April 10, 2023 Seeds sown
dnrevel On March 14, 2022 Seeds sown
WSown self collected seed in jug.
dnrevel On March 27, 2021 Seeds sown
W / Spring sowed in a pot, will place in cold frame in a few days.
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