The leaves of tobacco plants are used in religious and native rituals, and to make cigarettes. They are also used as ornamental landscape features. The seeds are planted 1/8 inch deep in soil that receives full sunlight. The seeds will germinate in six to 14 days, and mature in 80 to 85 days.
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