Flue Cured Virginia Tobacco (Mysore)

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

Lemon to orange
Medium to Large
0.13 to 0.17
2.3 to 3.8
Chemical Characteristics
a) Nicotine %
b) Reducing Sugars %
c) Chlorides %

1.0 to 2.5
10 to 25
0.2 to 0.6
  This tobacco is preferred for its low nicotine content, High filling capacity,
good neutral filler and its suitability to blend well with any tobacco