Lanka Tobacco

Planting November
Marketing June to August
Production Godavari areas in Andhra Pradesh
Physical Characteristics

The Leaf initially air-cured (shade-cured) for 2 months followed by
pit-curing for 4 to 5 days and then bulked till the leaf develops brown colour
and has a pungent odour.
Chemical Characteristics
a) Nitrogen
b) Nicotine %
C) Reducing sugars %
d) Chloride %

3 to 5
2.5 to 4.5
1.5 to 2.0
0.5 to 0.7
Economic Use For the manufacture of cigars, cheroots and snuff.