Chewing Tobacco Rustica Tobacco (CULCUTTI)

Planting October to November
Marketing April to June
Physical Characteristics

The primed leaf is sun-cured and later bulked. The leaf is medium to heavy
bodied and greenish brown to dark brown in colour. Also called Culcutti tobacco
Chemical Characteristics
a) Nicotine %
b) Reducing Sugars %

3.5 to 5.0
3.0 to 6.0
Economical Use Used as Chewing tobacco, hookah tobacco, for tobacco sheet making,
for kreteks in Indonesia, pipe mixtures and cigarette blending to some extent.