Flue Cured Virginia Tobacco (SLS)

Planting Mid-September to October
Marketing January to May
Physical Characteristics
a) Colour
b) Leaf size
c) Pore volume (MI/Gm)
d) Filling Value (CC/Gm)

Lemon to orange
Small to Medium
0.13 to 0.15
2.6 to 3.5
Chemical Characteristics
a) Nicotine %
b) Reducing Sugars %
c) Chlorides %

1.0 to 2.0
10 to 20
0.5 to 1.0
  Good filler with low nicotine and blends well with any tobacco.