Mapacho Sacred Tobacco
This type of tobacco comes from Central America, more precisely Mexico and Venezuela. It was grown during the pre-Columbian era in Mexico.
The Aztecs would dry the leaves, grind them, and mix them with Tagetes lucida. The mixture was then consumed during various rituals. This tobacco allegedly affects mental activity, which is why it was used by shamans of the Warao people in Venezuela.
In traditional medecine, this tobacco was used to fight asthma, inflammation, toothaches, headaches, and snake venom poisoning.
The delicate flowers of this plant can be very decorative.
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Latin name : Nicotiana rustica
Common names : Mapacho, Aztec tobacco, strong tobacco, ucuch
French :Mapacho, tabac blanc, tabac rustique, tabac aztèque
Family : Solanaceae
Plant type : Annual
Height : 1.5 m
Width : 45 cm
Days to maturity : 50-60 days
Sowing : Indoors in mid-April, transplant outdoors after the last frost.
Depth : Surface, needs light to germinate.
Germination : 7-20 days
Soil : Any
Exposure : Full sun
Plant spacing : 45 cm
Row spacing : 40-50 cm
Watering : Normal
Care and other considerations : If your aim is to harvest the leaves, remove all flowers. The leaves should be harvested when yellow or brown. If you wish to harvest the seeds and leave some food for pollinators, leave the flowers. You will still be able to harvest some leaves.
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