American 26 is an early maturing, air cured, aromatic oriental type tobacco. It grows to 3' in height with leaves 8" to 10" wide and up to 16" long, with yields of approximately 2 oz per plant. It is drought and disease resistant. Blooming starts in 45-50 days with the leaves turning a light yellow as it reaches maturity. American 26 sun cures to a bright golden yellow or air cures to a light golden brown.
Pedigree: (American 3 × (Dubek new Dubek × 44) × Trapezond 19)
oriental types were developed by crossing Orientals with Virginian
bright leafs to develop new hybrid varieties.
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